Request for Nominations for the WDS Scientific Committee (WDS SC)


Nominations open for the World Data System Scientific Committee

The World Data System Scientific Committee (WDS SC) is seeking nominations for candidates to replace one vacancy on the Scientific Committee. The term of this position will be from 1 February 2023 to 30 June 2024. 

To maintain diversity on the Scientific committee, we encourage nominations particularly focusing on females, and underrepresented geographic regions including the Global South. All scientific disciplines are welcome. A listing of the current committee can be seen here:

The World Data System requests your help in identifying candidates for this position. Please nominate a data steward and share this opportunity to be a part of our Scientific Committee.

Please use this survey link to submit your nominations. Please respond by 20 January 2023.

If you have any questions, please email us at

 Thank you for all you do to make the World Data System a leader in data. We look forward to receiving your nominations.


The WDS Hosts 100th Scientific Committee Meeting

The World Data System celebrated its milestone 100th meeting with its Scientific Committee (SC) on Tuesday, 18 October 2022.

The Scientific Committee is comprised of a diverse group of data-minded individuals from a variety of fields and disciplines. The SC guides and governs the operations of the WDS, helping to provide a global perspective to everything that we do. Many of the SC hold positions in our member organizations and bring to the Committee the needs and concerns of those we serve.

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