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Research Data Canada Appoints New Chair

[Ottawa, Ontario | August 4, 2016] Champions the ongoing development of Canada’s research data management ecosystem Research Data Canada (RDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Castle as Steering Committee Chair for a 2-year term, effective June 1, 2016. Dr. Castle is the second Chair of RDC’s Steering Committee, replacing Pam Bjornson […]

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blog arrowPosted on: Aug 4, 2016


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


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