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Call for Nominations: WDS Data Stewardship Award 2020

Call for Nominations: WDS Data Stewardship Award 2020

The Call for Nominations for the 2020 WDS Data Stewardship Award is now open until 30 October 2020. This  annual prize  celebrates the exceptional contributions of early career researchers (ECRs) to the improvement of scientific data stewardship through their (1) engagement with the community, (2) academic achievements, and (3) innovations.   WDS Data Stewardship Award 2020 ( Word  /  PDF ...

Launch of ISC Awards Programme & Call for Nominations

Launch of ISC Awards Programme & Call for Nominations

The President of the International Science Council (ISC), Professor Daya Reddy, has announced the launch of a new ISC Awards Programme . The Programme recognizes individuals, groups, and initiatives launched by the ISC and its members that serve to advance science as a global public good. Read the letter from Prof Daya Reddy on the launch of the ISC Awards Programme here (PDF) ...

Webinar: Update on Specialists, Generalists, and Technical Repository Service Providers Position Paper

The Co-chairs of the WDS/RDA Certification Interest Group invite you to join a special webinar at 13:00 UTC on Wednesday, 7 October. Please pre-register for this webinar by sending your name and email address to the WDS-IPO ( ipo@worlddatasystem.org ). The webinar will be hosted by the World Data System of the International Science Council, and is a follow up to the recent  request for ...

Join Us at the International Symposium: Global Collaboration on Data Beyond Disciplines

For information on the 2020 WDS Members' Forum, please see the  WDS Events page .    Registration is open for this  online symposium  commemorating the 10-year hosting of the WDS-IPO by the Japanese  National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). [Please note: the Call for Abstracts is closed, the final version of  Extended Abstracts ...

Defining a Decade of Global Sustainability Science Action: Call for Inputs to Shape a Priority Action Agenda for Science

Your contribution will be invaluable to shape this priority action agenda for science that will advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Thank you in advance for your response, and please disseminate the survey to your networks.   In the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of the interconnected nature of the common and global ...

Register Now for the APEC Policy Sharing Webinar on Open Science & the 2020 ASPIRE Award Ceremony

Register Now for the APEC Policy Sharing Webinar on Open Science & the 2020 ASPIRE Award Ceremony

The Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM), together with the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation Malaysia (MOSTI) and the International Science Council-Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ISC ROAP) is pleased to invite the WDS community to the APEC Policy Sharing Webinar on Open Science & the 2020 ASPIRE Award Ceremony on 21 August 2020 at 19:30–22:30 (UTC+8, Kuala Lumpur Time). ...