This Committee is responsible for prioritising and maintaining the Research Graph Roadmap.

Meeting Notes

The followings are the highlights of the Steering Committee recent meetings:

14 June 2018

Attendees: Amir Aryani, Peter Vats, Benjamin Zapilko, Jingbo Wang

Meeting highlights:

  • The Committee has reviewed the roadmap progress and planned the Q3 action items.
  • Marked Research Graph & VIVO pilot (Phase 1) as completed.
  • Marked Integration with Crossref Funder Registry as completed.
  • Marked Integration with GeoNames as completed.
  • Added Australian ORCID Collaboration Graph — an Open Graph Project.
  • Added Public Health Graph — an Open Graph Project.
  • Next meeting would be on 12 July 2018.

10th May 2018

Attendees: Amir Aryani, Peter Vats, Benjamin Zapilko, Jingbo Wang (by email)

Meeting highlights:

  • The Research Graph Steering committee has reviewed GDPR (https://www.eugdpr.org/) requirements and identified required actions for protecting personal data including limiting the open graphs to data from open repositories, (2) enabling researchers to log in and remove their record, (3) Increasing the security of Website Users Login info.
  • Added Introduction of Organisation and Activity nodes types to Schema as part of Q2 activities.
  • Added [GeoNames data integration] to Q2.
  • Moved [SciGraph: Integration of SciGraph data into Research Graph (Pilot)] to the backlog.
  • Marked [ORCID incremental sync using AWS S3] as completed.
  • Discussed the plan for the first Advisory Board meeting.
  • Next meeting would be on 14 June 2018.

7th March 2018

Attendees: Amir Aryani, Jingbo Wang, Peter Vats, Benjamin Zapilko

Meeting highlights:

  • Committee discussed a new line of collaboration with PID-Graph.
  • Reviewed the alpha version of the new graph for individual nodes.
  • Reviewed the in-progress items such such as integration of ANZSRC and GRID .
  • Postponed the following integration to 2018 Q2: Open Funder ID, NIH, New DOI Resolution Service, and New Node Linking features.
  • Next meeting would be on 10th May 2018.

15th February 2018

Attendees: Amir Aryani, Peter Vats, Benjamin Zapilko

Meeting highlights:

  • Marked GESIS and NCI projects as completed.
  • Added Gephi Export and Node Linking to 2018 Q1.
  • Confirmed completion of Augment API beta test.
  • SciGraph, Scholix, OpenFunderID added as new items for 2018 Q1.
  • Next meeting would be on 15th March 2018.

18th January 2018

Attendees: Amir Aryani, Jingbo Wang, Peter Vats, Benjamin Zapilko

Meeting highlights:

  • Research Graph membership discussion paper was tabled and discussed – with a few alterations, it was deemed complete and ready to be placed on the website.
  • The committee strongly supported publishing the highlights of the monthly meeting minutes publicly on the website.
  • The committee supported publishing the statute of Steering Committee on the website.
  • The Advisory Board (AB) formation was discussed including the overall function of the AB and potential members.
  • The overall Research graph roadmap was discussed and reviewed for Q2 2018. For more info please refer to http://researchgraph.org/about/roadmap
  • Next meeting would be on 15th February 2018.

2017 Highlights

Summary of 2017 discussion highlights/achievements:

  • Completion of the open graph for Nature SData
  • GESIS LOD Research Graph project started
  • NCI Research Graph project started
  • Early discussions about VIVO pilot project
  • Formation of this Steering Committee