Monthly round-up: February 2022

Spring is almost here which means we’re launching our FAIR Data Fund 2022 Spring Call! February’s round-up from 4TU.ResearchData showcases research data stories from Chemistry and welcomes new community members. 

Welcome to new community members!


FAIR Data Fund 2022 Spring Call is now open!

Apply for financial aid to make your data FAIR…

A maximum budget of €3.500 is available to researchers at TU Delft, TU Eindhoven and the University of Twente to cover the costs of making their research Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable (The FAIR Data Principles). 

Applications open on Tuesday 1st March and close on Thursday 31st March 2022Read more or contact for more information.

February is all about Chemistry!

FAIR data is an enabler for artificial intelligence in Chemical Engineering 

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology, Artur Schweidtmann, talks about the Chemical Engineering Knowledge Graph (ChemEng KG) to process chemical information in a FAIR, 5-Star linked data format. This will enable researchers and industry to find and reuse process information, accelerating the development of processes.

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Data Sharing in Chemistry: A Data Steward’s Perspective

Sjef Öllers is a data steward working in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. In this article, he talks about his role as a data steward to encourage and educate chemistry researchers to publish their data in trusted repositories. 

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Did you see these datasets?

Chemistry datasets in the 4TU.ResearchData repository

Beyond the Hype: Deep Neural Networks Outperform Established Methods Using A ChEMBL Bioactivity Benchmark Set

Author(s): Eelke Bart Lenselink, Niels ten Dijke, Brandon Bongers, George Papadatos, Herman van Vlijmen, Wotjek Kowalczyk, Adriaan IJzerman and Gerard van Westen
Categories: Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics
Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry

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New insights into the fluidisation characteristics of granular activated carbon for drinking water treatment applications

Author(s): Onno Kramer
Categories: Chemical EngineeringCivil Engineering;
Industrial BiotechnologyPhysical Chemistry (incl. Structural)

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Phytophthora pathogens exploit slicing action for host invasion

Author(s): Jochem Bronkhorst and Joris Sprakel
Categories: Other Physical SciencesPlant BiologyPhysical Chemistry (incl. Structural)Biochemistry and Cell Biology

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What happened this month?

4TU.ResearchData: A repository service and community for FAIR data

4TU.ResearchData presented an overview of their repository services and community for FAIR data. Part one of the presentation provided detailed information about the technical infrastructure to support FAIR data. Part two provided information about the community (human infrastructure) around the data repository.

Watch the recording & download the slides

Dates for your diary…

For upcoming events check out the Open Research Calendar

  • Training in Research Data Management and Open Science – webinar series by Aalto University during MarchCheck out 16 webinars!
  • ASAPBIO Community Call: Data sharing with preprints – where do we stand and where next? on 3rd MarchAdd to your calendar!
  • Open Science and the Decolonization of Knowledge: A Conversation on Participatory Research by RIOT Science Club (Rotterdam) on 4th MarchView the event
  • Barcamp Open Science 2022 on 7th MarchRead more and register
  • Open Science Conference 2022 on 8th MarchRegister now
  • Mozilla Festival from 7th to 10th MarchRegister now
  • Version Control for Scientific Research Using Git/Github on 11th MarchRegister now
  • FORAGE: the hunt for existing data citations by DataCite on 17th MarchRegister now
  • Collaboration Workshop 2022 by the Software Sustainability Institute from 4th to 7th AprilRegister now.

Something to share?

If you have news to share or would like to include an announcement in next month’s round-up from 4TU.ResearchData, please get in touch. See you in March!

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