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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

ORCID and WDS Partner to Support Reuse of Research Data

ORCID and WDS Partner to Support Reuse of Research Data

ORCID and the ICSU World Data System share a common interest in improving how we share research data and information. Given their common objectives, the two organizations decided to enter into a formal partnership with the ultimate goal to build levels of trust and enable sharing and reuse of research data. A  Memorandum of Understanding  was signed to define areas of collaborations and ...

WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017: Registration & Abstraction Submission Open

We are pleased to announce that online Registration and Abstract Submission is now open for the World Data System Asia–Oceania Conference 2017  (27–29 September; Kyoto, Japan). Deadlines are 31 August and 15 July, respectively, and one may also apply for travel support (deadline: 31 May). This Conference will bring together data practitioners, data repository managers, and researchers to ...