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Call for Applications Closed to Host International Data Week 2021 or 2023

Thank you to everyone who has responded to the Call for Applications to host International Data Week 2021 and/or 2023. The Call is now  closed . The founding organizations will review all of the bids received and expect to make an official announcement in the coming weeks.  This landmark event is organized by the Committee on Data (CODATA) and the World Data System (WDS) of the ...

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 Receives IUGG Commemorative Centennial Plaque

WDS Receives IUGG Commemorative Centennial Plaque

The  International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics  (IUGG; WDS Partner Member)  celebrated its 100th anniversary at UNESCO headquarters  on 29 July 2019. The anniversary was celebrated with a conference promoting international cooperation in Earth and Space Sciences. The Ceremony started with a speech from IUGG President, Prof Kathryn Waler, followed by the presentation of IUGG Honorary ...

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 ...

Sabrina Delgado Arias Replaces Alice Frémand as ECR Representative on WDS-SC

Sabrina Delgado Arias Replaces Alice Frémand as ECR Representative on WDS-SC

It is a pleasure (tinged with a little sadness) to inform you that from 1 July, Sabrina Delgado Arias ( bio here ) has joined the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS-SC) as the WDS Early Career Researcher and Scientist Network (WDS-ECR Network) Representative. Sabrina, who is applications coordinator for the NASA ICESat-2 mission, replaces Alice Frémand in the 1-year ECR Network 'rolling' seat ...