Monthly round-up: December 2020

As the end of a difficult year draws near, December brings some festive cheer!
Here’s the latest news, events and opportunities from 4TU.ResearchData


Congratulations to TU Delft Data Steward from the Faculty of Applied Sciences, Esther Plomp, who was awarded the CODATA Essay Prize for ‘Going digital: persistent identifiers for research samples, resources and instruments’.

Esther’s article has been published in the Data Science Journal.

  • Collaboration for FAIR computational data

Assistant Professor from the University of Twente , Arnd Hartmanns, told 4TU.ResearchData how conferences and competitions can help to build FAIR formal methods and tools in the field of Computer Science.

  • COVID-19: A data curator’s perspective

Information Specialist, Eric Rumondor, shares his personal perspective of reviewing datasets uploaded to 4TU.ResearchData during the current pandemic.

  • Farewell to Ellen the ‘Data Trainer’

The end of the year marks the end of an era as we say farewell to our Data Trainer, Ellen Verbakel, after 35 years of working at TU Delft. Ellen was responsible for coordinating several courses, including Essentials 4 Data Support, The Informed Researcher and Research Data Management 101

We wish Ellen all the best for her future and a happy retirement with plenty of hiking!

  • Welcome to our new members!

Earlier this month, Anna Westland joined 4TU.ResearchData as the web content editor and Lauren Besselaar joined as the events coordinator. Welcome to the team!


What happened in December?… Our highlights of the month!

Dates for your diary…

For upcoming events check out the Open Research Calendar!

Some light reading over the festive break?

In case you’re interested… 

Happy Holidays from 4TU.ResearchData!
The team wishes you a very ‘Merry Christmas’ and a Happy New Year! See you in 2021!

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