ELIXIR kicks off two new training-related Implementation Studies

In January 2018, two training-related Implementation Studies were started by ELIXIR. ELIXIR-NL plays a major role in both. “One of the new Implementation Studies focuses on data stewardship training,” says Celia van Gelder. She is one of the leaders of the ELIXIR Training Platform. “Data stewardship is not everyday practice for researchers. It is often considered an administrative task rather… Continue reading

Working on Data Stewardship? Meet your Peers on 1 December!

The National Coordination Point Research Data Management (LCRDM) and UKB working group Research Data (in collaboration with SURFacademy) are organising the second edition of a networking meeting for colleagues working in the new data professions. During the meeting, participants will get to know each other and learn from each other’s experiences. The meeting will take place on 1 December 2017… Continue reading

Watch the video on ELIXIR’s human data activities

A new video presents an overview of ELIXIR’s activities and services in Human Genomics and Translational Data. Watch it on YouTube. ELIXIR is the European research infrastructure (ESFRI) dealing with all aspects of data in all branches of life sciences. DTL acts as the Dutch node of ELIXIR. To ensure that the services developed by the ELIXIR platforms are fit for… Continue reading

A Data Stewardship Wizard to enhance the quality of your Data Management Plan

DTL’s Rob Hooft has developed a Data Stewardship Wizard in collaboration with colleagues from the Czech ELIXIR node. The Data Stewardship Wizard converts a lengthy data management questionnaire into an effective flowchart, saving you research time and money, and enhancing the quality of your Data Management Plan. Use the Data Stewardship Wizard. A modern complete research proposal includes a Data Management… Continue reading

The first Data4lifesciences symposium: a report

On 11 September 2017, the Centraal Museum in Utrecht hosted the very first Data4lifesciences symposium. D4LS Programme Manager Dr Jan-Willem Boiten: “This symposium was an important milestone for the programme; we presented an overview of our first results.” The NFU programme Data4lifesciences (D4LS) aims to realise an integrated research data infrastructure for biomedical research at the Dutch UMCs. DTL is actively involved… Continue reading

25 October: Research Data Alliance webinar ‘What happened in the Montréal Plenary’

On Wednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00 CEST / 12:00 UTC, a Research Data Alliance webinar will present the main outcomes from the 10th RDA Plenary meeting held in Montréal, Canada. The presenters are Dr Ingrid Dillo, Dr Francoise Genova, and PhD student Amy Mizen. Read more. The webinar will present the main outcomes from the 10th RDA Plenary meeting. Dr. Ingrid Dillo will give a presentation titled “What… Continue reading

Working on data stewardship? Meet your peers on 1 December!

The National Coordination Point Research Data Management (LCRDM) and UKB working group Research Data are organising a networking meeting for colleagues working in the new data professions on 3 October 2017. Ingeborg Verheul of the LCRDM: “The 3 October event is fully booked. We are now preparing a similar but larger event on 1 December 2017. Information about the programme… Continue reading

Groningen Techcentre for Life Sciences: towards the first local DTL

DTL is a network of Dutch life sciences professionals that jointly develop an interconnected research infrastructure. Our focus is on FAIR data treatment, accessible high-end technologies, and expert training: Data, Technologies, and Learning. People at Groningen University and UMCG are now establishing a local version of the national DTL network. Dr Morris Swertz, Dr Salome Scholtens, and Dr Marina de… Continue reading

Overview research data management in the Netherlands

DTL partner DANS has published an overview of the current state of affairs of research data management in the Netherlands. The overview is the English translation of a chapter on research data management in ‘Handboek Informatiewetenschap‘ that was written by Marnix van Berchum (Huygens ING) and Marjan Grootveld (DANS). The text looks at national developments in higher education and science, using the various… Continue reading

Looking back: ELIXIR-CHARME Workshop ‘FAIR Data and Data Stewardship in ELIXIR: How to write your own FAIRy tale

On 23 March 2017, the ELIXIR Interoperability and Training Platforms organised an ELIXIR-CHARME Workshop ‘FAIR Data and Data Stewardship in ELIXIR: How to write your own FAIRy tale’ at the ELIXIR All Hands meeting in Rome. The organisers were Chris Evelo and Celia van Gelder of ELIXIR-NL. Download the presentations. The workshop was organised in a collaboration between the ELIXIR interoperability and… Continue reading