FAIR Data Day

Dear all,  As you know the NPOS FAIR Data Table and RDNL jointly organize the FAIR Data Day on Nov 29, 2022, in Utrecht. One of the highlights of the programme is the Dutch Data Prize, awarded to an individual or a team that makes research data FAIR.  In order to have a chance to win this prize, you can… Continue reading

Karel Luyben awarded honorary doctorate from Strathclyde

Recognising his contribution to universities of science and technology, including his “pre-eminent leadership”, Karel was honoured during graduation ceremonies. On 21 June 2022, the University of Strathclyde awarded former President Karel Luyben with an honorary doctorate for services to higher education, science and innovation. Professor Duncan Graham (Associate Principal & Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science) provided an introductory speech… Continue reading

Save the Date! | 29 November 2022

Mark your calendar to ensure your place at the first FAIR Data Day! This in-person event revolves around the central theme: Reusing data to advance science, showcasing inspirational examples and bringing together communities.  Join your peers, researchers, data stewards and research software engineers to exchange and learn more about the advantages of reusing data in daily research practice.  The FAIR Data… Continue reading

FAIR Data in Medical Research: Incorporating the FAIR Principles in the Research Data Life Cycle

On April 22nd 2022, Martijn Kersloot defended his PhD thesis in Amsterdam. Kersloot wrote his thesis, entitled ‘FAIR Data in Medical Research: Incorporating the FAIR Principles in the Research Data Life Cycle’, under the supervision of promoters professor Ameen Abu-Hanna and Dr. Ronald Cornet and co-promotor Dr. Derk Arts. With his thesis, Kersloot aimed to incorporate the FAIRification steps into… Continue reading

ELIXIR-CONVERGE June 29 FAIR hackathon to create lesson plans

Please register & help us find experts by sharing the invite. We would love to have Dutch Life Sciences & Health data stewards (and alike) on board. Help us create lesson plans for life sciences research organisations to advance their data stewards’ and researchers’ FAIR skills. Audience: Everyone willing to work on joint lesson plans on how to implement FAIR… Continue reading

Workshop “Software that Makes you Proud: SMPs”

We’re excited to announce that the Netherlands eScience Center and NWO are organizing a workshop “Software that Makes you Proud: SMPs”, taking place on 9 June 13:00 – 16:00 (online). The aim of this workshop is to test and discuss the recently developed national guidelines for software management plans (SMPs) with use cases from the research community. See below for more information. We’d like… Continue reading

SURF Research Support Champions 2022: Sarah Coombs, Serkan Girgin, Michèle Huijberts

The SURF Research Support Champions 2022 are Sarah Coombs (Saxion University of Applied Sciences), Serkan Girgin (University of Twente) and Michèle Huijberts (Leiden University Medical Centre). The winners were announced during SURF Research Week, the annual event where research and IT meet. “In fact, all the research supporters nominated by their colleagues this year are winners,” stresses jury president Ron… Continue reading

Training Project Manager Digital Life Sciences (0.8 – 1 fte)

Landelijk platform op het terrein van data-gedreven levenswetenschappen (‘digital life sciences’). DTL vormt een partnership van universiteiten, medische centra, instituten en bedrijven en richt zich op het ontwikkelen en versterken van het landelijke expertise netwerk – en infrastructuur – voor onderzoek en innovatie op het terrein van digital life sciences in Nederland. We bundelen krachten met verschillende expertise-gemeenschappen en vormen… Continue reading

DTL joins Research Data Netherlands

February 2022 – Research Data Netherlands (RDNL), the partnership between 4TU.ResearchData, DANS and SURF welcomes Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL). With the arrival of DTL, RDNL can better serve all domains of science benefitting from a joint approach to training, long-term preservation and FAIR-based data stewardship. DTL joins the RDNL partnership and helps create a strong portfolio of activities… Continue reading

Publication How to be FAIR with your data

We are happy to announce the recent publication of “How to be FAIR with your data: A teaching and training handbook for higher education institutions”. The handbook was created by a group of about 40 collaborators (a.o. Mijke Jetten – DTL, Health-RI – and Ronald Cornet – Amsterdam UMC, ELIXIR-NL) in a series of book sprints and a subsequent editorial… Continue reading