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FAIR Island Project Receives NSF Funding

The California Digital Library (CDL), University of California Gump South Pacific Research Station, Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), Metadata Game Changers, and DataCite are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a 2- year NSF EAGER grant entitled “The FAIR Island Project for Place-based Open Science” (full proposal text).

Data Policy for FAIR Island Project nearing completion

Our first focus area of the FAIR Island Project centered on establishing a FAIR-compliant Data Policy, where all data and knowledge collected on Tetiaroa is curated and made openly available as quickly as possible. The draft policy is here

Updates from the FAIR Island Project: RDA Virtual plenary recap

The Research Data Alliance held the Virtual 16th Plenary November 9-12, 2020. The RDA Virtual 16th plenary was a success with 697 attendees, over 100 sessions and 40+ posters. It provided the needed forum for the global data community to come together, connect around ongoing research data management activities and socially, despite the challenges of time zones. A few members of the FAIR Island project were present and this blog shares a few highlights.

Introducing Erin Robinson, New Research Data Management Advisor

Hello, my name is Erin Robinson and I am thrilled to join the FAIR Island team as the new Research Data Management Advisor. In the last ten years of working with the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) and the last six leading ESIP as the Executive Director, I worked with the data management innovators and early adopters in this space, so while I feel new there are parts that are very familiar.

aerial view of forrested atoll

Help us design optimal Open Science policies

We are seeking your feedback on the key components of a FAIR data policy and the corresponding tools required to support such a policy… 

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