During the international Research Data Rights Summit on 27th January networks of research-intensive universities from major regions of the world committed themselves to opening up research data. They also called upon governments to adopt a clear legal framework to regulate this sharing and for funders to provide the resources to enable data curation and sharing.
The network commits to FAIR data principles and the development of data management plans as a standard part of the research process, as well as setting up training and skill development programmes within that area.
These important developments endorse the objectives and the formation of coalitions for FAIR data principles further.
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