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DataONE Video Contest Opens: Win $250

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Excited about data management and data sharing? Want to enthuse others with your infectious commitment to metadata?

If we are candid: one of the barriers to making data public is that talking about data management, ethics and sharing too frequently strikes scientists as boring. Scientists laud the dogged commitment to all sorts of routine but mission-critical tasks – Pipetting? Please! – but have a hard time sitting still to talk about data management. We need to figure out how to talk about data management and sharing!

The DataONE Community Engagement and Education Working Group has established a video contest to raise awareness about data management in a fun and engaging way. By entering a short video (3 minutes or less) you have the potential to win $250.