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WDS Data Stewardship Award 2017: Call for Nominations Closed

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2017: Call for Nominations Closed

The Call for Nominations for the 2017 WDS Data Stewardship Award is now closed. This annual prize celebrates the exceptional contributions of early career researchers to the improvement of scientific data stewardship through their (1) engagement with the community, (2) academic achievements, and (3) innovations. Thank you to everyone who sent in a nomination. The winner will now be selected ...

More Monthly Blog Posts by WDS-SC!

After the popularity and success of the inaugural series of entries by WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) members on the WDS Blog , we are very pleased to announce the start of a second round of monthly WDS-SC posts. These posts will span the year leading up to International Data Week 2018, and as ever, will cover topics that the WDS-SC are currently involved in and that we hope are of ...

Calling all Early Career Researchers and Young Scientists

Calling all Early Career Researchers and Young Scientists

The World Data System (WDS) is a body of the International Council for Science (ICSU) that helps to coordinate and supports research data centres and date services worldwide. Our activities span all disciplines, and are designed to ensure that research data are preserved and openly disseminated to safeguard the integrity of science. WDS is also concerned with the availability to scientists and ...

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the WDS International Technology Office

Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the WDS International Technology Office

ICSU-WDS developed a vision in its  Strategic Plan 2014–2018  that involves significant contributions to the Global Research Data Infrastructure (GRDI), including to support elements of such GRDI on its own. Over the last 6 years, we made significant advances to establish an internationally recognized  core certification for data repositories  and build a community of excellence for scientific ...

Selected Papers from SCOSTEP–WDS Workshop Published in EPS Special Issue

We are pleased to report that six papers presented at the SCOSTEP–WDS Workshop on 'Global Data Activities for the Study of Solar–Terrestrial Variability' (28–30 September 2015; Tokyo, Japan) have been published in a special issue of the Earth, Planet and Space (EPS) journal under the title Global Data Systems for the Study of Solar–Terrestrial Variability . Full texts of the six papers can ...

OpenAIRE and WDS Announce Cooperation to Advance Open Science

OpenAIRE and WDS Announce Cooperation to Advance Open Science

OpenAIRE  and ICSU-WDS today proudly announce the signing of an agreement to strengthen existing collaborations in the field of research data and to further develop joint activities to support the Open Science agenda. A Memorandum of Understanding signed between the organizations clearly states their intention to coordinate efforts in areas of mutual interest.  Press Release