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Libby Liggins Wins 2019 WDS Data Stewardship Award

Libby Liggins Wins 2019 WDS Data Stewardship Award

Congratulations to Dr Libby Liggins, who has been chosen by the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) as the  2019 winner  of the WDS Data Stewardship Award. Dr Liggins will be presented with the 2019 Award and a prize at International Data Week 2021. Libby Liggins is an evolutionary ecologist who primarily uses molecular genomic data to address fundamental questions in population ecology, ...

Deadline Extended to 28 October: Call for Applications to Host International Data Week 2021 or 2023

In response to a number of requests, the deadline for applications to host International Data Week 2021 and/or 2023 is extended to 28 October. This landmark event is organized by the Committee on Data (CODATA) and the World Data System (WDS) of the International Science Council (ISC), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA). It brings together data scientists, researchers, industry leaders, ...

Polar Data Forum III: Registration Open Until 18 October

The Call for Abstracts for the  WDS co-convened Third International Polar Data Forum (PDF III) is now closed. N otification of abstract acceptance will be given by 16 September 2019. Information about PDF III We are pleased to announce that PDF III will be hosted by the  Finnish Meteorological Institute  at their Dynamicum campus on 18–22 November 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.  PDF III ...

Webinar #12: An Introduction to the TRUST Principles – A use case of Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences

Webinar #12: An Introduction to the TRUST Principles – A use case of Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences

On Monday, 07 October at 23:00 UTC, Dawei Lin (Associate Director for Bioinformatics; Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation) from the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases presented  An Introduction to the TRUST Principles – A use case of Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences , the 12th WDS Webinar  and the second to focus on Health-related ...

David J. Patterson Leaves WDS Scientific Committee

David J. Patterson Leaves WDS Scientific Committee

We are very sorry to inform the WDS Community that  David J. Patterson  (Paddy) has been forced to retire from the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) 2018–2021 with immediate effect due to health reasons. Paddy's leaving is a big loss to WDS: he has been playing a key role in the SC by not only bringing his wealth of knowledge and expertise in the area of Biological data, but also his drive and ...

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2019: Call for Nominations Closed

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2019: Call for Nominations Closed

The Call for Nominations for the 2019 WDS Data Stewardship Award is now closed. The WDS Scientific Committee will now examine all of the nominations, as we hope to announce the winner soon, who  will then be presented with their Award and a prize in plenary at the next SciDataCon (dates and venue to be confirmed), with their attendance covered by the World Data System. The WDS Data ...