Monthly round-up: March 2021

Easter is just around the corner and we have a spring in our step!
Here’s the latest news, events and opportunities from 4TU.ResearchData


  • Making OperationAIR data FAIR

As nations around the world mark a year since the first lockdown, TU Delft MSc students,  Tom Dijkhuis and Max Ligtenberg reflect on the success of OperationAIR and talk about how last year’s data fund helped them make their AIRone Covid-19 ventilator data Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (FAIR).

Read their story and view their dataset!

  • Flower Power! A tool for automated plant identification 

RDNL Dutch Data Prize winner and PhD student from the University of Twente, Diah Harnoni Apriyanti, shares the story behind her orchid flowers dataset and her motivations for making her data and code openly available online.

Congratulations Diah!

  • Development of a Data Access Committee 

TU Delft Data Steward from the faculty of Electrical Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)Santosh Ilamparuthi, has developed a Data Access Committee to control access to data published under ‘restricted access’ in the 4TU.ResearchData repository. 

Santosh presented his pilot initiative during a Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences Data Steward Interest group meeting on 8th March.

A new repository feature!

  • Software publishing made easier: An integration between 4TU.Research Data and GitLab

Software development work is currently underway to integrate the 4TU.ResearchData repository with GitLab, an open-source DevOps tool used for collaborative and transparent working among research groups. 

Read more about this new feature coming soon in 2021!

Did you see these datasets?

Last month’s top downloaded datasets in 4TU.ResearchData!

SandT-Pro: Sand Transport Process measurements under Breaking and Irregular Waves
Author(s): Joep van der Zander, Jan Ribberink, Tom O’Donoghue, Dominic van der A, David Hurther, Peter Thorne and Iván Cáceres.
Institution:University of Twente
Categories: Geology, Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience
Keywords: 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems, Business Process Intelligence (BPI), IEEE Task Force on Process Mining, real life event logs

View the dataset

BPI Challenge 2012
Author(s): Boudewijn van Dongen
Institution: Eindhoven University of Technology
Categories: Information Systems, Business and Management
Keywords: 000 Computer science, knowledge & sy21/uuid:3926db30-f712-4394-aebc-stems, Business Process Intelligence (BPI), IEEE Task Force on Process Mining, real life event log

Read more about Boudewijn’s research and view the dataset

Inventory of RDM policy for a selection of academic publishers and journals in 2016
Author(s): Rutger de Jong, Henk van den Hoogen, Fieke Schoots, Mariëtte van Selm and Madeleine de Smaele.
Institution: Delft University of Technology, UKB Working Group Research Data
Categories: Library and Information Studies, Policy and Administration
Keywords: Data policies, Data repositories, Data sharing, Journal publishers, Research data

View the dataset


New Vacancy: Developer of Open Science Data Infrastructures

Join the team at 4TU.ResearchData as a developer to help shape the future of scholarly communication infrastructure! If you’re passionate about open source and developing infrastructures to help researchers share their results then this position is for you.

Apply now! Deadline 10th April.

Apply to use the Virtual Research Environment (VRE)

Calling researchers from UT! Are you looking for flexible, efficient and scalable computing infrastructure to perform complex simulations and calculations?
Apply to use the VRE!

Provided by Library, ICT services and Archive (LISA), the VRE provides researchers with an easy-to-use interface that makes it simple to acquire, set-up and manage virtual machines for doing analyses.


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