[CODATA-international] CODATA President, Barend Mons, ‘World View’ Opinion Piece in Nature: ‘Invest 5% of research funds in ensuring data are reusable’

Prof. Muliaro Wafula muliaro at icsit.jkuat.ac.ke
Fri Feb 28 09:33:04 EST 2020

Congratulations our CODATA President Mons!

This a timely opinion and pray that it touch and shape minds of research
funders and institutions to invest in promoting FAIR practices. I am
sharing this article widely within my networks


On Thu, 27 Feb 2020, 17:55 Asha CODATA, <asha at codata.org> wrote:

> CODATA President, Barend Mons, has authored a ‘World View’ Opinion Piece
> in Nature: ‘Invest 5% of research funds in ensuring data are reusable’
> Barend argues that ‘It is irresponsible to support research but not data
> stewardship’.
> ‘Many of the world’s hardest problems can be tackled only with
> data-intensive, computer-assisted research. And I’d speculate that the vast
> majority of research data are never published. Huge sums of taxpayer funds
> go to waste because such data cannot be reused. Policies for data reuse are
> falling into place, but fixing the situation will require more resources
> than the scientific community is willing to face.’
> Read more at https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00505-7
> Thanks,
> Asha
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