NETTAB 2018: Building a FAIR bioinformatics environment

On 22-26 October 2018, the NETTAB workshop will take place in Genoa (Italy). Confirmed speakers include Michel Dumontier (Maastricht University), Rob Hooft (DTL, ELIXIR-NL), and Marco Roos (LUMC). More information and registration. NETTAB 2018 is organised in collaboration with ELIXIR Nodes of the UK and Italy, as well as the Italian Society of Bioinformatics. The main focus will be on FAIR principles in… Continue reading

25 April: webinar Make the most of your research

On 25 April 2018 (1pm UTC), David Parsons and Valerie Teng-Broug from Elsevier will present a webinar entitled ‘Make the most of your research: publish your data & methods’. In this Researcher Academy webinar, you will learn how to publish methods and data as separate, indexed, peer-reviewed articles in multidisciplinary, open access journals. Read more. From data collection, sampling choices, and methodological… Continue reading

25 April: BBMRI-ERIC Webinar The GDPR and Health Research

On 25 April 2018, 14:00-15:00 Central European Summer Time, Dr Victoria Chico of the University of Sheffield will present a webinar on the GDPR and health research. The deadline for registration is 23 April. Read more and register. The enforcement date for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching, applicable as of 25 May 2018. How will the… Continue reading

Register for ELIXIR All Hands 2018

The fourth ELIXIR All Hands meeting will take place on 4 -7 June 2018 in Berlin, bringing together members of the ELIXIR community from across the ELIXIR Nodes, and collaborators from partner organisations, in order to review ELIXIR achievements and activities so far and discuss plans for the future. The All Hands also acts as the ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Annual General Meeting. The… Continue reading

FAIR Data training coming up

With the FAIR Data principles gaining momentum, many people want to learn more about FAIR Data. DTL and its partners frequently organise FAIR Data trainings, ranging from general introductions to highly specialised trainings. Please let us know if you have FAIR trainings coming up. We can help you spread the news by announcing your training in the DTL Course Catalogue and… Continue reading

Call for papers & abstracts: 14th IEEE International Conference on eScience

Science in a digital world presents new opportunities and challenges. The 14th IEEE eScience Conference brings together leading international researchers and research software engineers from all disciplines to present and discuss how digital technology impacts scientific practice. They are pleased to invite contributions for inclusion in the conference programme. Please find all information regarding the calls and submission guidelines at www.eScience2018.com.… Continue reading

1-4 July 2018: Core Technologies for Life Sciences conference

VIB is organising the 2018 edition of the Core Technologies for Life Sciences conference, which will take place on 1-4 July 2018 in Ghent (Belgium), after two successful editions at Institut Pasteur in Paris (2014) and at EMBL in Heidelberg (2016). Go to conference website CTLS2018@VIB aims to offer core facility staff and those interested in careers as expert scientists… Continue reading

31 January: Webinar are we FAIR yet?

On 31 January 2018, the Research Data Alliance (RDA) will organise a webinar ‘Are we FAIR yet?’ The webinar will be presented by Michel Dumontier of Maastricht University. You can register on the RDA website. The webinar will be held on 31 January 2018 at 14:00 UTC and it is co-organised by the RDA Data Fitness and RDA/Force11 FAIRsharing (previously BioSharing). More… Continue reading

Alain van Gool speaker at International Conference on Precision Medicine

Professor Alain van Gool of Radboudumc will be a speaker at the International Conference on Perspectives in Precision Medicine, 28 February – 1 March 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Van Gool is Professor Personalised Healthcare and heads the Translational Metabolic Laboratory at the Radboud University Medical Center. He is interested in the application of biomarkers in translational medicine and personalised healthcare. Read… Continue reading