11 April: ELIXIR webinar on the Proteome Implementation Study

In an ELIXIR webinar on 11 April 2018 14:00 GMT, Juan Antonio Vizcaino (EMBL-EBI) will present the outcomes from the Proteome Implementation Study, to develop robust and automated proteomics analysis pipelines that can be deployed in a cloud environment and be reused openly by the scientific community. Join the webinar. ELIXIR Webinars usually take place every third Wednesday of the… Continue reading

New Implementation Study on metabolite identification

ELIXIR-NL will coordinate a new Implementation Study on metabolite identification. The study will start on 1 June 2018 and run for a one and a half year period. Merlijn van Rijswijk (DTL Technologies Programme Manager) explains: “The Implementation Study aims to deliver a metabolite identification workflow. It is led by Thomas Hankemeier of Leiden University and coordinated by me. Egon Willighagen and… Continue reading

Making an Impact with Open Science: TU Delft MOOC

The TU Delft offers a MOOC ‘Making an Impact with Open Science ‘. This course aims to help you become a more visible and impactful researcher by reaping the benefits from Open Science principles. Read more. You will learn the basic concepts of Open Science, the advantages it brings for you as a researcher and for science in general, and… Continue reading

Research infrastructure is key component of Dutch Research Roadmaps for health

‘Now is the time to invest heavily in order to solve the major societal challenges related to health’. That is the key message of three Research Roadmaps that Ernst Kuipers (Chair of the NFU) handed over to Ingrid van Engelshoven (Minister of Education, Culture, and Science) and Paul Blokhuis (State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport) on 22 March 2018. Health-RI features prominently in… Continue reading

Enter the Lorentz-eScience competition 2019

The Netherlands eScience Center and the Lorentz Center are looking for researchers who want to join the Lorentz-eScience competition and organise a workshop at the Lorentz Center@Snellius in Leiden. The deadline for submitting  a 1-page expression of interest is 15 April 2018. The Lorentz-eScience competition aims to host a leading-edge workshop on digitally enhanced research (efficient utilization of data, software… Continue reading

What do talented early career researchers think about research data management?

‘Early career researchers want Open Science’ is the title of a 2017 publication in Genome Biology by a group of talented early career researchers. They participated in the 2016 LERU summer school on Data Stewardship. Read the paper. The summer school took place in July 2016 and was organised by LERU, Leiden University, and Leiden University Medical Center. DTL supported the event. The… Continue reading

Call for Applications Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships 2018

The Call for Applications of the Dutch L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships 2018 is now open. The fellowship allows excellent female scientists to boost their scientific career. Two fellowships of 25.000 euros are available to women active in the field of life sciences, who have between 3 and 10 years post-PhD academic experience (comparable to Veni/Vidi level). The… Continue reading

BioSB and DTL announce partnership

The Netherlands Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Research School (BioSB) and DTL will intensify their collaboration from 2018 onwards. Dr Patrick Kemmeren of the BioSB Board: “There is substantial overlap between the stakeholders that are active in BioSB and DTL, yet the organisations have complementary scopes and activities. We have always collaborated, but we have now launched a formal partnership to… Continue reading