Trusted CI recaps 2020 webinars and announces 2021 topics

Trusted CI has booked the following webinar topics for 2021: January:  SciTokens February: Cyberattacks & the social sciences March:   REED+  ecosystem April:  OSN  and  MGHPCC May: Identifying Vulnerable GitHub Repositories June: Trusted CI annual challenge - Software Assurance July:  Open Science Grid August: NCSA's  SOC Type 2  certification September:  Q-Factor  project ...

Ithaka S+R Report: Research Data Services in US Higher Education

Ithaka S+R has issued a report exploring the range of research data management services offerings in US higher education institutions. View the report here . The authors of the report, Jane Radecki and Rebecca Springer, gave a presentation on this work as part of a CNI session at the Fall 2020 Virtual Member Meeting. The recording of the presentation can be viewed here .    

12th Annual International Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference Submissions Due February 28, 2021

SciTS2021 will be June 7-11, 2021 .  The Conference Planning Committee invites team science academics, leaders and members of cross-disciplinary teams, institutional leaders and administrators, and funding agencies to collaboratively rethink how science of team science research and practice may serve as a foundation for positive change and justice. Submissions will be accepted until February 28, 2021.  The following options are available: Individual...

SGCI Client CERA Uses Frontera Supercomputer for Storm Surge Forecasts

Hurricane season is behind us now, but the important work of tracking storm surge forecasts continues. Results of storm simulations generated by several supercomputers, including Frontera at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, are fed to CERA (Coastal Emergency Risks Assessment) , an interactive web mapper, where they are then converted into a visual map and annotated with useful information. This can be, for instance, real-time tide and river gauge data to show how forecasts...

Trusted CI Webinar: Trustworthy Data panel Monday, Dec. 7, 11am ET

The  Trustworthy Data Working Group  is hosting a panel on Monday, December 7th at 11 am (Eastern) to discuss tools, standards, community practices for trustworthy scientific data sharing. The panelists are: Jim Basney: Deputy Director,  Trusted CI Sandra Gesing: Associate Research Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Computational Scientist,  Center for Research Computing ; University of Notre Dame ( PresQT ) Bob Hanisch: Director of...

Registration open for Collaborations Workshop 2021

The Software Sustainability Institute is offering a Collaborations Workshop series. Bringing together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, policy makers, leaders and educators, this workshop will explore best practices and the future of research software.

Research Data Framework (RDaF): Preliminary Draft

NIST has released a preliminary draft of its work on a Research Data Framework. The objective of the next phase in the development of the RDaF is to test the applicability and usefulness of the Framework Core. To accomplish this objective, two concurrent pilot studies—one in Materials Science and the other in Research Universities, including librarian and publisher roles—will be conducted. We encourage those interested in research data management to have a look at this effort:...

6th ICICT 2021 -- February 25 - 26, 2021

Sixth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology :

ICICT 2021 moved from Physical Mode to Digital mode due to Pandemic COVID-19.

NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing -- Effective January 25, 2021

In a milestone announcement, after extensive consultation with its communities, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has release the final version of their Policy for Data Management and Sharing. This will replace the 2003 NIH data sharing policy, effective January 25, 2021:

CNI Digital Scholarship Planning Webinar - Recordings Available

The 9-part CNI Digital Scholarship Planning webinar series has concluded and recordings of all presentations are available, linked from each session at This link will also lead you to a set of discussion questions developed for each session; if you have a digital scholarship planning group at your institution, these questions can be used to frame some of your planning meetings.