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A network for trainers in the SSH

A network for trainers in the SSH

The European-funded SSHOC project facilitates trainers in the social sciences and humanities with a community for exchanging knowledge and experience. Ellen Leenarts, Research Data Management Specialist at DANS, wrote about it in the June issue of E-data & Research.

Vacancy: director DANS

Recently, the vacancy for a new director at DANS was announced. The vacancy is to replace interim director Henk Wals, who will remain at DANS until April 2022.

New KNAW report: researcher’s needs should be central to FAIR data development

New KNAW report: researcher’s needs should be central to FAIR data development

Knowledge institutions, research funders and governments must focus on the wishes and needs of scientists when improving storage and availability of research data. Close collaboration among these parties and researchers is essential. This is what the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) advocates in its report 'Storage and availability of data for research – from intentions to implementation', published on 20 May 2021.

DANS introduces domain-specific Data Stations

DANS introduces domain-specific Data Stations

This year, DANS is launching domain-specific Data Stations, which are places where researchers from various scientific disciplines can store, share and publish their data online, both during their research and beyond.

A community of confident CoreTrustSeal reviewers and satisfied applicants

A community of confident CoreTrustSeal reviewers and satisfied applicants

Over a course of one month, between 6 and 25 May 2021, over 50 reviewers from around the world attended the first CoreTrustSeal Assembly of Reviewer Workshop series, organised by the teams of the FAIRsFAIR project and CoreTrustSeal. DANS is involved as a coordinator and project partner in the FAIRsFAIR project, and through participation in the board of CoreTrustSeal.

E-data & Research June 2021 now available

E-data & Research June 2021 now available

Read the success stories about sharing and reusing research data in the latest E-data & Research. In this issue you will find, among other things: Searching for werewolves and mermaids, A gold mine of data mined from Russian state archives and Openjournals.co.uk facilitates Diamond Open Access.

Updated report on RDA and the social sciences

Updated report on RDA and the social sciences

On 20 May 2021, Ricarda Braukmann (Data Station Manager Social Sciences at DANS) presented an updated version of the report on RDA and its potential for the social sciences at IASSIST Global Virtual Conference.

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Through @DANS_knaw_nwo, we are happy to inform you about available datasets, results from projects and other recent developments in the field of sustainable access to digital research data. 

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