RDC News

Unique Identifiers: Current Landscape and Future Trends

Posted by: Mark Leggott, Executive Director, Research Data Canada Since its inception, Research Data Canada (RDC) has worked with the community to develop outputs highlighting best practices in research data management. Concurrent with its latest output, RDC is launching the Best Practices Series with Unique Identifiers: Current Landscape and Future Trends. The research enterprise generates […]

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blog arrowPosted on: Nov 29, 2016


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


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


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