European expert group advises in favour of RDA specifications

European expert group advises in favour of RDA specifications

The European Multi Stakeholder Platform (MSP), an expert advisory group of the European Commission in the field of ICT standardisation, has advised in favour of several technical specifications submitted by the Research Data Alliance (RDA).

New webinars RDA in November

New webinars RDA in November

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) organises three webinars in November: on data citation, the RDA-system The Atlas of Knowledge and one about the use of the RDA for the humanities.

Open science mini-symposium and workshops by NIOO, DANS and UvA

DANS and the Netherlands Institute for Ecology (NIOO), together with the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) of the University of Amsterdam, organise on 7 & 8 December a mini-symposium and several workshops about open science, data and tools in ecological and evolutionary research.

Call for papers for 6th Dutch ESS-workshop

On Friday 16 March 2018 DANS organises, together with the national coordination team of the European Social Survey (ESS), the sixth Dutch ESS-workshop. The deadline for sending in papers is February 1st.

Music in the air

Nowadays, academia operates largely project-based, along envisioned research paths. But innovation can neither be planned nor be forecast. Unexpected insights and results are like ‘kersen op de taart’. This news item reports of two such ‘cherries’, resulting from collaborations within and across different national and international research infrastructure projects in the Digital Humanities.

Students from Washington visit DANS

On August 31 DANS had the pleasure to host a group of 22 students from the iSchool of the University of Washington, Seattle, US.

New webinar series UK Data Service

For people interested in research data from the United Kingdom the UK Data Service organises a free serie of webinars in the fall.

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