Category: Data Stewardship

A Subjective Assessment of Research Data in Design

In the autumn of 2018 I took up the post of Data Steward in the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE). As I am not a designer myself (my academic background is in historical literature), a significant portion of my time is dedicated to understanding how research is conducted in the realm of design, in..

Read more

Data Stewardship – goals for 2019

Authors: Heather Andrews, Nicolas Dintzner, Alastair Dunning, Kees den Heijer, Santosh Ilamparuthi, Jeff Love, Esther Plomp, Marta Teperek, Yasemin Turkyilmaz-van der Velden, Yan Wang From February 2019 onwards and with the appointment of the data steward at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS), the team of data stewards is complete: there..

Read more

Take research data management seriously and organize discipline-specific support

Written by Maria Cruz, VU Community Manager Research Data Management on 15 November 2018. This blog post has been originally published on the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Research Support Newsletter (re-blogged with permission). This is the interview between Maria Cruz and Prof. Bas Teusink, the Scientific Director of the Amsterdam Institute for Molecules, Medicines and Systems (AIMMS)..

Read more

Researcher Engagement with Data Management – What Works?

Written by: Maria Cruz and Julien Colomb A new RDA project, under the umbrella of the Libraries for Research Interest Group and counting with the help of 29 volunteers from three continents, seeks to collect case studies from organisations around the world on how to engage researchers with research data management. Collectively, our group have..

Read more

4TU.Centre for Research Data partners with The Carpentries: Impressions from the first workshop at TU Delft

Written by Shalini Kurapati and Marta Teperek Training needs: research computing skills for open science In addition to good data management, software sustainability is important for open science. In accordance with the survey conducted by the Software Sustainability Institute in 2014, 7 out of 10 researchers rely on code for their research. Sharing research data..

Read more