Category: fair principles

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..

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The main obstacles to better research data management and sharing are cultural. But change is in our hands

This blog post was originally published by the LSE Impact Blog. Recommendations on how to better support researchers in good data management and sharing practices are typically focused on developing new tools or improving infrastructure. Yet research shows the most common obstacles are actually cultural, not technological. Marta Teperekand Alastair Dunning outline how appointing data stewards and data..

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NetCDF data at the 4TU.Centre for Research Data – a review of compliance with the FAIR principles

A PDF (and citable) version of this document is available via Zenodo. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1316938 [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”document/d/e/2PACX-1vR51g3FMVCT4Djw4Gbnr5LWWvEgrIbL3e1OErRphYsj_1Hops1YCRJasl75vr847WH7iM_52iiVFWyD/pub” query=”embedded=true” /]

Launch of the ‘FAIR Data Advanced Use Cases’ report by SURF

SURF – as the national collaborative ICT organisation for the Dutch education and research environment – has joined the effort to support the FAIR data principles implementation and application in the Netherlands.  The first product of this endeavor is a report of the six case studies that were conducted by Melanie Imming.  The interviewed institutions..

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How does a data archive remain relevant in a rapidly evolving landscape: the case of the 4TU.Centre for Research Data

This week, we are presenting at the International Digital Curation Conference 2018 in Barcelona. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vSogsDQiVO5yqtVWgv1_GijA0VBbkuEQwuLnB18Jqz2Fn_2mDmNZ1k2weCTxfb_EA9Kb8iDVJK09OIM/embed” query=”start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000″ width=”960″ height=”569″ /] This presentation can be downloaded from Zenodo. The pre-print version of the practice paper accepted for the conference is available on OSF Preprints. Title: From Passive to Active, From Generic to Focused: How Can an Institutional Data..

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