The layered cake of FAIR coordination: how many is too many?

31 October 2019

FAIRsFAIR Champions Alastair Dunning and Susanna-Assunta Sansone teamed up with Marta Teperek to write an article which was partly inspired by their attendance at OSFair 2019 and has just been published at Read the article here

EOSC in the Top 10 FAIR Data & Software Things

28 October 2019

A comprehensive guide to FAIR in the European Open Sciences Cloud (EOSC) now features in the Library Carpentry Top 10 FAIR Data & Software Things.

The guide was created by FAIRsFAIR partners in collaboration with ELIXIR during the Library Carpentry-Mozilla Global Sprint in May 2019 and forms part of a growing collection of compact, stand-alone mini-guides designed to help the research community understand how they can make their research data and software FAIR - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable.

Services to Support FAIR Data: From Recommendations to Actions

03 October 2019

The proceedings from the third and final workshop in the series 'Services to support FAIR data,' have been published. The workshop was organised during the Open Science Fair in Porto, Portugal, in collaboration with OpenAIRE, FAIRsFAIR, RDA Europe, FREYA, and EOSC-hub.

e-IRG to publish new policy document on National Nodes

27 September 2019

The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG) has officially published a new policy document titled “National Nodes – Getting organised; how far are we?” .The aim is to present a representative picture of the European e-Infrastructure landscape at its current state and to provide, on the basis of this analysis, a number of recommendations on how to efficiently implement the e-Infrastructure Commons in the form of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

FAIRsFAIR at EOSC Concertation Meeting

18 September 2019 to 23 September 2019

The first two-day workshop for projects which contribute to building the EOSC through H2020 took place in Brussels on 9 and 10 September 2019. About thirty projects were represented at the meeting. The goal of the workshop was to create awareness between projects and foster collaboration and exchange on important topics. FAIRsFAIR was represented by Ingrid Dillo, project coordinator, and Eliane Fankhauser, project manager.

Seventy-three European Data Repositories Seek FAIRsFAIR support

11 September 2019

A total of seventy-three data repositories met the 30 August deadline to apply for FAIRsFAIR support in implementing FAIR principles. 

Invitation to EUA-FAIRsFAIR Focus Groups on Research Data management and the FAIR data principles

22 August 2019

The European University Association association with FairsFair invites participation in two focus groups taking place later this year in Madrid and Amsterdam, with application deadlines expiring on 22 September and 4 October

FAIRsFAIR Open Call For European Champions

19 August 2019 to 01 August 2020

FAIRsFAIR has issued a call for experts from all scientific communities around Europe to join the European Group of FAIR Champions (EGFC).  

Would you like Research in Europe to be more FAIR?

12 August 2019

Join the FAIRsFAIR Open Consultation on the Data Repository Landscape in Europe by 20th September 27th September (new deadline). The FAIR principles are about making research data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable. Data born FAIR requires FAIR skills, practices and services governed by appropriate policies, but what could these be?

FAIRsFAIR Workshop at RDA P14 Event

08 August 2019

FairsFair is organising a workshop on October 22 to be held as a co-located event to the RDA plenary. Entitled “Building The Data Landscape of the Future: FAIR Semantics and FAIR Repositories”, the workshop will gather semantics experts, maintainers of semantic registries and data repositories, and representatives from infrastructures in a crucially important brainstorming session around homogenising data artefacts and repositories.