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DFG recommends funding for 3 NFDI consortia with RWTH participation

July 7th, 2022 | by
Networking and collaboration intentions of the individual NFDI consortia

The network shows the collaboration intentions between the consortia resulting from each application. The colors refer to the NFDI conference system: (1) medicine, (2) life sciences, (3) humanities and social sciences, (4) engineering and mathematics, (5) chemistry and physics.
Source: Own Illustration

New year, new luck! In the third round of calls for proposals, the DFG’s expert panel has recommended funding for several NFDI consortia. RWTH Aachen University is also high on the list this year. Find out which NFDI consortia have received a recommendation in this blog post.

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3rd Open Data Impact Award – Stifterverband Once Again Seeks Innovative Open Data

June 30th, 2022 | by
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As part of its initiative innOsci – Forum for Open Innovation Culture, the Stifterverband is announcing the Open Data Impact Award for the third time. The initiative aims to make Open Data in science more visible and strengthen it. The cooperation partner is DUZ – Magazin für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. A funding amount totalling 30,000 euros will be provided.

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Do you already have an ORCID?

June 23rd, 2022 | by
Logo of ORCID-iD

Source: orcid.org

More than 14 million ORCID iDs already exist worldwide (source: orcid.org).

What the ORCID iD is, what advantages it brings you in your everyday research, as well as further information about its use at RWTH Aachen University can be found in this blog post.

 

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Follow-up Report on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on June 8, 2022

June 15th, 2022 | by
Info and data on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on June 8, 2022

Source: Freepik

On June 8, 2022, the data stewards, RDM managers and people interested in RDM at RWTH Aachen University met again online via Zoom for the regular open meeting of the RDM network. The event took place under the motto Networking of Data Stewards and RDM Managers and offered the opportunity for participants to network with each other and to get to know the various activities and RDM tasks better.

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RDM Explained – Introduction to Digital Preservation

June 9th, 2022 | by
Graphic of a Bitstream Swirl

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It’s time again for our series ” RDM Explained”, in which we provide you with important terms and information for practical research data management.

In the present day, digital information is an integral part of our everyday lives. Whether messages in social networks, digital photos, documents, or videos – we want to access all this data for as long as possible. But permanent access to digital data is not only an important issue in the private sphere, but also in the research context. The long-term usability of research data is a prerequisite for scientific progress. This article therefore offers a brief introduction to digital preservation.

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One Year FAIR Data Spaces – What Has Happened so Far?

June 2nd, 2022 | by
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In May, the “FAIR Data Spaces” project celebrated its first anniversary. The project application was submitted to the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) at the beginning of April last year. The funding already started on May 17, 2021. Since then, the FAIR Data Spaces community has been built up and the first milestones have been reached together. In this blog post, we take a look at what has happened in the last year.

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Follow-up Report on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on May 11, 2022

May 19th, 2022 | by
Info and data on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on May 11, 2022

Source: Freepik

On May 11, 2022, it was once again time for the monthly open meeting of the RDM network. Around 70 data stewards, RDM managers and those interested in RDM at RWTH Aachen University came together online via Zoom. This time, the main topic was research funding with a focus on the innovations and requirements of the DFG for RDM.

 

 

 

 

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New Video – How Do I Archive Research Data at RWTH?

May 17th, 2022 | by

Are you new to the topic of archiving research data? You think archiving is just a technical question of where to store it? Then we now have something for you: namely a recently published video on the topic of archiving research data, created by the University Library of RWTH Aachen University.

 

 

 

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RDM Explained – What Is a Data Journal?

May 12th, 2022 | by
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Describing Datasets. Source: Unsplash

We continue with our series “RDM explained”, in which we provide you with important terms and information for practical research data management. In addition to the classic scientific journals, there are also so-called data journals in scientific publishing. In contrast to the scientific journal, these refer exclusively to data. However, some people are still completely unfamiliar with this form of publication. For this reason, we would like to take a closer look at data journals on RWTH blog around the topic of Research Data Management (RDM).

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