A ZOOM Meeting of the core group of the RDA BG node on 22nd of April, 2020

On 22nd of April 2020, the RDA BG node working group will make a ZOOM meeting in order to discuss and plan the next steps of the RDA node activities in Bulgaria.

More specifically, the team will set up the next steps for the organisation of the National RDA Seminar.

The group will analyze the new requirements of the situation and will suggest new activities and recommendations.

RDA COVID19 Case Statement

A newly established Working Group has set twofold objectives:

  1. to clearly define detailed guidelines on data sharing under the present COVID-19 circumstances to help stakeholders follow best practices to maximize the efficiency of their work
  2. to develop guidelines for policymakers to maximise timely data sharing and appropriate responses in such health emergencies.

More about the RDA COVID-19 WG and its activities here: https://www.rd-alliance.org/group/rda-covid19-rda-covid19-omics-rda-covid19-epidemiology-rda-covid19-clinical-rda-covid19-social

RDA Virtual Plenary Session

RDA Virtual Plenary Session

Due to the cancellation of Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia, the local organising committee, RDA Technical Advisory Board and RDA Secretariat announced RDA Virtual Plenary 15 (VP 15), taking place 18 March – 10 April 2020. VP 15 will offer remote access to many of the sessions that were planned to take place in Melbourne.

Call for the provision of an expert to perform a study of EOSC Core Operational Costs

2nd Open Call was launched this week by the EOSC Sustainability Working Group, which is looking for an expert to perform a study of EOSC Core Operational Costs. The deadline to apply for this call is on the 5th of March, assignment of the successful candidate by 13th of March, with the first results expected by mid-April.

The Open Call has been published with all information pertaining to it and may be found at the following link:

RDA BG Node team meets the Bulgarian coordinators of CLARIN and DARIAH, Prof. Kiril Simov and Dr. Dimiter Iliev to discuss the expansion of the RDA network in BG

On 24 of February 2020, in the premises of the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, the RDA-BG Node team met with the Bulgarian coordinators of the E-Infrastructure for Bulgarian Language and Cultural Heritage - CLaDA-BG  https://clada-bg.eu/, representatives of the pan-European infrastructures for language resources and technologies - CLARIN (