• Petra Ritter Appointed as Deputy Chair of the INCF Governing Board

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    We are proud to announce that our group leader, Prof. Petra Ritter, has been as appointed the new Deputy Chair of the Governing Board of the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF), commencing her term from January 1st.

    The INCF Governing Board (GB) plays a crucial role as one of the primary governing bodies within the INCF. Comprising representatives from the Governing Node, along with observers from the CTSI and European Commission, the GB is instrumental in ensuring the financial health and strategic alignment of INCF's activities. Their responsibility extends to maintaining the network's focus on the INCF's mission, thereby fostering a collaborative environment for neuroinformatics globally.

    About INCF

    The International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) stands as a beacon in the field of neuroinformatics, coordinating international efforts to integrate various methodologies within this discipline. It is a vibrant network of institutions, organizations, companies, and individuals actively engaged in neuroinformatics, neuroscience, data science, technology, and science policy and publishing. As a member-governed entity, the INCF empowers its global membership to be stakeholders and decision-makers, influencing activities, endorsements, funding opportunities, and other critical functions.

    Learn more about the INCF initiative on the official website.

    Prof. Ritter's new role

    Prof. Petra Ritter's recent appointment as Deputy Chair of the INCF Governing Board marks a significant step in her distinguished career in neuroinformatics. Her expertise will be instrumental in advancing the INCF's mission, particularly in promoting FAIR data management practices in neuroscience. She will play a key role in developing standards and best practices for open, accessible neuroscience research, focusing on enhancing reproducibility and the publishing of comprehensive research outputs. Her leadership is expected to drive innovation and collaboration within the global neuroinformatics community, aligning with the INCF's goals and contributing to the evolution of neuroscience research and data management.

    We invite you to join us in congratulating Prof. Petra Ritter on her new role as the Deputy Chair of the INCF Governing Board. Her experience and guidance are essential for driving forward the objectives of the INCF and enhancing the field of neuroinformatics.