Tearing down barriers to global research data sharing

By Karen MacGregor – in University World News.

One of the science world’s fastest-growing movements is the Research Data Alliance, which was launched just two years ago to reduce barriers to data sharing and accelerate development of a coordinated global data infrastructure.

Now it has 2,500 members in 92 countries, interesting outcomes and is “an anarchic groundswell of people – but good anarchy”, says Professor John Wood, secretary general of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20150530131041968

Povl Tiedemann
June 2015

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