SSHOC partners and stakeholders will gather in Brussels and online on 6 and 7 April for the SSHOC Final Conference titled: “Advancing SSH Research with SSHOCinlgy good and sustainable Resources”.

In just under four years, the number of deposited datasets has more than doubled to 200,000. In part, this has been made possible by the ‘machine-to-machine’ depositing of data, without human intervention. We have made strict agreements with the various institutions for this automatic depositing of data.

Dr Bonnie Wolff-Boenisch has been appointed as the new CESSDA Director. Her five-year term will begin on 1 April 2022.

DANS contributed to the translation of terms available in the CESSDA topic classification. The terms of this and eight other controlled vocabularies published in the CESSDA Vocabulary Service are now available in Dutch.

The datasets Dutch Parliamentary Election Study 2021 (DPES/NKO 2021) and Dutch Ethnic Minority Study 2021 (DEMES 2021) are available through DANS.

The ODISSEI Microdata Access Grant (MAG) Call 2022 is now open. The grant is intended for researchers employed at participating ODISSEI organisations.

The article “From Disparate Disciplines to Unity in Diversity: How the PARTHENOS Project Has Brought European Humanities Research Infrastructures Together” was recently published. DANS Data Station Managers Femmy Admiraal (Humanities) and Hella Hollander (Archaeology) contributed to this article.

Alex Brandsen of the Faculty of Archaeology of the University of Leiden developed a search engine called AGNES, which searches very precisely through thousands of archaeological reports. His PhD defence took place on 15 February 2022.