Training Team

The Training Team at DANS has a wide range of expertise in Open Science, research data management (RDM), FAIR, and research infrastructures. We offer both disciplinary-specific and general training as in-person, online, and asynchronous sessions and courses.

Deborah Thorpe leads the Training Team. Her areas of expertise are FAIR data, RDM, and she has domain-specific research experience in the humanities (including interdisciplinary research with other domains). Kim Ferguson specialises in projectmanagement and genomics. She is also a member of the CESSDA Training workgroup. Furthermore she is one of the trainers for RDNL (Research Data Netherlands). Both Kim and Deborah are certified Carpentries Instructors. Pascal Flohr specialises in FAIR data, RDM and EOSC, and has extensive experience as a researcher in archaeology. Emilie Kraaikamp is DANS’ legal and privacy officer. She is also one of the trainers for RDNL. Simon Saldner is RDM specialist with expertise in projectmanagement, research software, and social science research. Maaike Verburg is specialised in the topics of FAIR assessment and trustworthy services. René van Horik provides training on topics such as the FAIR principles, data management planning and data management services. Marjan Grootveld leads the DANS Research Data Expert team and her area of expertise is trustworthy repositories.

Our Training Team has considerable expertise to train on various different topics. Being part of the Dutch research landscape, we have strong collaborations with a number of (inter)national institutions and networks. We regularly offer training together with our collaborators, and also strongly support the activities of these partners.

Please check the DANS Agenda to check out all the trainings and events.