2015

Executive Director for Research Data Canada Appointed

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, and Research Data Canada, today announced the appointment of Mark Leggott as Executive Director of Research Data Canada (RDC). RDC is an organization dedicated to supporting Canadian innovation by improving the management of research data.  RDC’s role is to bring together key […]

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blog arrowPosted on: Dec 10, 2015


Chuck Humphrey Named Initial Director of Portage

OTTAWA, July 6, 2015 – CARL is pleased to announce that Chuck Humphrey, Research Data Management Services Coordinator for the University of Alberta Libraries, has accepted a two-year secondment to become the initial director of the Portage research data management network. (PDF) Portage aims to coordinate and expand existing library-based expertise, services and infrastructure so […]

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blog arrowPosted on: Jul 6, 2015


Interesting New Report from RDA Europe

In 2010, the High Level Group on Scientific Data presented a report to the European Commission “Riding the Wave” which was widely read around the world and influenced directions on data management well beyond Europe. A follow-up report was presented to the European Commission on December 11th, 2014, by John Wood, Chair of the original […]

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blog arrowPosted on: Jan 19, 2015


The RDC Federated Pilot for Data Ingest and Preservation

RDC has been co-ordinating a major effort among RDC active organizations to develop a pilot that will allow researchers to deposit their research data in repositories housed on Compute Canada storage facilities. The purpose of the pilot is to truly determine what is required to meet the needs of researchers from disciplines without developed data […]

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blog arrowPosted on: Jan 19, 2015