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Steering committee and advisory boards

Steering committee

The steering committee is responsible for supervising daily business and the management and policies conducted by the director, as well as for the results achieved by the director.

Advisory boards

Scientific Advisory Committee (WAR)

The Scientific Advisory Committee (WAR) offers solicited and unsolicited advice to the steering committee and management in the DANS work programme. The committee also responds to the DANS evaluation commission report concerning the six yearly external evaluation. The Scientific Advisory Committee consists of the following people: 

  • Prof. dr. Kees Aarts - University of Twente (Chairman)
  • Prof. dr. Jos Bazelmans - VU University Amsterdam and Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed (Cultural Heritage Agency)
  • Prof. dr. Frank van Harmelen - VU University Amsterdam
  • Dr. Huib van de Stadt - Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (Statistics Netherlands)
  • Dr. Ineke Stoop - Sociaal Cultureel Planbureau (The Netherlands Institute for Social Research)

NARCIS advisory board

The NARCIS advisory board advises the DANS management on the direction of NARCIS and related services. The advisory board is made up as follows:

  • Ir. Wilma van Wezenbeek - Delft University of Technology (chairman)
  • Drs. Erik van Aert - Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek
  • Drs. Maarten Steenhuis - Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Drs. Hubert Krekels - Wageningen University & Research Centre
  • Drs. Anja Smit - Utrecht University
  • Drs. Reinout van Brakel - VSNU
  • Drs. Barbara Sierman - Koninklijke Bibliotheek
  • Martine Teirlinck-Hermsen MSc / Dafne Vencken MA - HBO Knowledge Infrastructure (HKI)

DataverseNL advisory board

In the DataverseNL advisory board the participating parties and DANS determine the strategic direction of DataverseNL, such as desirable developments in functionality and the positioning of DataverseNL in the Dutch data landscape. The DataverseNL advisory board consists of the following people: 

  • Henk van den Hoogen - Universiteit Maastricht (voorzitter)
  • Dominique de Boer - Protestantse Theologische Universiteit
  • Jan Feringa - Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Ana van Meegen - Vrije Universiteit
  • Martine Pronk - Universiteit Utrecht
  • Jeroen Rombouts - 3TU.datacentrum
  • Maarten Steenhuis - Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • Corno Vromans - Tilburg University
  • Marjon Warmerdam - Avans Hogeschool
  • Saskia Woutersen-Windhouwer - NIOO-KNAW