Monthly round-up: January 2021
A new year and a new lockdown… But, plenty of news, events and opportunities from 4TU.ResearchData!
- Shaping the future of data-enabled design research with Data Foundry
Mathias Funk from Eindhoven University of Technology has developed Data Foundry, an online infrastructure for prototyping and designing with data. Read about how his collaboration with 4TU.ResearchData aims to improve the FAIRness of design data.
- Tropical cyclone risk research: Taking the world by STORM!
RDNL Dutch Data Prize winner, Nadia Bloemendaal, from Vrije Universiteit shares the story behind her ‘STORM’ dataset that has been downloaded more than 3,700 times since it was published to 4TU.ResearchData only four months ago!
- New to the crew at 4TU!
4TU.ResearchData welcomes Eirini Zormpa, our new trainer on research data management and Open Science. Before joining the team in January, Eirini studied a PhD in Psycholinguistics, during which she became passionate about R, open science, and reproducibility.
- FAIR Data Fund 2021 – Coming soon!
Are you a researcher at TU Delft, TU Eindhoven or the University of Twente?
Are you interested in making your data available online?
Are you in need of financial aid to help make your data FAIR?
Apply for the FAIR Data Fund! Applications open from 1st March 2021.
What did we get up to in January? Our highlights of the month:
- OS Barcamp NL on 14th January in Gather.town,
Take a look at the session schedule and proposals.
- ‘Embracing science as it is: beyond Nobel-like research’ hosted by Material Pioneers on January 18th.
Watch the webinar!
- Leiden & Delft Data Carpentry ran on 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd January.
Thank you to all participants, helpers and instructors.
- Figshare Fest 2021 on 20th January
Watch the talks, including our presentation about ‘4TU.ResearchData & the community beyond’.
- Recognition and Rewards Festival on 22nd January took a deep dive into the culture change a year after launching the position paper ‘Room for everyone’s talent’.
Dates for your diary…
For upcoming events check out the Open Research Calendar!
- National Open Science Festival on 11th February.
Check out the programme and register.
- Open Science Conference 2021 from 17th to 19th February.
Check out the programme and register.
- Collaborations workshop (CW21) on 30th March to 1st April.
- Focus on Open Science UCL Open Science Conference 2021 hosted in collaboration with Scientific Knowledge Services and LIBER on 26th and 27th April.
Call for proposals open until 28th February.
- SURF Research Week on 13th to 15th April.
Check out the programme, register and nominate your SURF Research Support Champion of the Year by 13th February.
- Open Call for Small-Scale Initiatives in Machine Learning – OpenSSI 2021
This call supports researchers who need assistance with machine learning or deep learning methods. Deadline for applications: 1st March.
- Wellcome Open Research Fund
The fund supports researchers to develop and test incentives for making health research more open, accessible and reusable. Check the website for key dates.
- The NWO Open Science Fund is still open!
The fund is available to support researchers to develop, test and implement innovative ways of making research open. Deadline for applications: 1st April.
In other news…
NEW CAREER OPPORTUNITY!
Join the team of data stewards at the University of Twente!
The Library, ICT-services and Archive (LISA) is looking for a research data steward to support FAIR data within the University of Twente.
TU Eindhoven has a new ‘Research Data Management’ website!
The website provides information about the requirements of subsidy providers, data management plans, privacy and ethics, data storage and management, the organization of FAIR (meta)data, FAQs, and more…
Join the Open Science Community Delft!
The OSC Delft has a new website and Twitter page! You can join the community, and keep up with the latest events and initiatives.
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