CHALLENGE from Natn'l Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information: Using Data for the Public Good

Fri, 2013-10-25 10:09 -- carol

From Clifford Lynch, CNI

Washington, DC  The National Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI; http://www.nas.edu/brdi) announces an open challenge to increase awareness of current issues and opportunities in research data and information. These issues include, but are not limited to, accessibility, integration, searchability, reuse, sustainability, perceived versus real value and reproducibility.

A Letter of Intent is requested by December 1, 2013 and the deadline for final entries is May 15, 2014.

Awardees will be invited to present their projects at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC as part of a symposium of the regularly scheduled Board of Research Data and Information meeting in the latter half of 2014.

More information is available at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/brdi/PGA_085255. Please contact Cheryl Levey (clevey@nas.edu) with any questions.

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