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International Symposium on Global Collaboration on Data Beyond Disciplines: Call for Papers – DSJ 'Special Collection'

The Organizing Committee of the International Symposium on Global Collaboration on Data Beyond Disciplines has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) for papers to be included in a special collection of the  Data Science Journal . Note that this Call is open to anyone with an interest in the topic—not only those who presented in the symposium—and the deadline for EoIs is 10 December ...

Webinars: World Science Day

Webinars: World Science Day

The  International Science Council  (ISC) has announced the first ever ISC story in the frame of this year’s Science Day, and as a key milestone in the framework of the ISC–UNDP-led project ' Rethinking Human Development '. ISC also takes the occasion of World Science Day to kick-off a global dialogue on Rethinking Human Development for today’s world, and invites you to the following ...

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2020: Call for Nominations Closed

WDS Data Stewardship Award 2020: Call for Nominations Closed

The Call for Nominations for the 2020 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 SciDataCon 2021, part of International Data Week 2021 (8–11 November 2021; Seoul, South Korea)—alongside the 2019 Award winner, Dr ...

First Draft of UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science

First Draft of UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science

UNESCO launched a  Global Consultation on Open Science  with a view to developing a standard-setting instrument in the form of a Recommendation, to be adopted by the UNESCO General Conference in November 2021. The World Data System of the International Science Council has been invited to contribute to this process, and to provide both inputs as an organization, and from the WDS community of ...

Recording and Slides Available: Webinar – Update on Specialists, Generalists, and Technical Repository Service Providers Position Paper

A recording and slides of the webinar: Update on Specialists, Generalists, and Technical Repository Service Providers Position Paper, which took place on 7 October, are available here . The webinar was hosted by the World Data System of the International Science Council on behalf of the RDA/WDS Certification IG and CoreTrustSeal , and was a follow up to the recent request for feedback ...

Webinar: Transformations within Reach

Webinar: Transformations within Reach

The  International Science Council , the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the Permanent Missions of Norway and South Africa to the United Nations cordially invite you to join an interactive discussion as part of the 75th United Nations General Assembly side events, Transformations within Reach. Register here The purpose of this event is to present ...