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The RDM Annual Review 2022

December 29th, 2022 | by
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RDM Annual Review 2022
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We are fast approaching the turn of the year. Just before the corks pop, we would like to look back on an exciting and eventful 2022 and review the many changes, events and happenings in the field of Research Data Management. Before we face new challenges and changes in the new year… 🙂

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This Was Research Data Day 2022 – A Look at The RWTH’s RDM-Compass

December 8th, 2022 | by
Desk with two screens, work utensils, headphones, a coffee cup and stress balls for Research Data Day on 15 November 2022

Source: Own illustration

All good things come in three. After we already reported on the cross-site morning programme and the RWTH’s workshop offer on the RDM platform Coscine, this is the third follow-up report on the Research Data Day in NRW, which was held on November 15, 2022 under the motto “Lighthouse RDM: Orientation in the Sea of Data”.

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Research Data Day 2022 – Follow-up to Coscine – Fair in the Data Sea

December 1st, 2022 | by
The picture shows a sea, which is supposed to represent a sea of data, fitting for the event "guarantee in the data sea".

Event Coscine – FAIR guarantee in the data sea
Source: Own illustration

We continue with the follow-up report on the afternoon program of the Research Data Day 2022 held at the RWTH Aachen University. Just as last year, researchers from all over North Rhine-Westphalia were allowed to get a taste of the Coscine workshop and ask their questions about the platform for research data management. In this post, we have summarized the contents of the one-hour workshop for you. You can download the slides of the workshop on Zenodo.

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This Was the Research Data Day 2022 – A Review of the Morning Program Across Different Locations

November 24th, 2022 | by
Info picture for the Research Data Day in NRW on 15 November 2022. Topic of the event: Lighthouse FDM: Orientation in the sea of data.

Lighthouse RDM: Orientation in the data sea
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After last year’s great success, the Day of Research Data in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) entered its second round on November 15, 2022 under the motto “Lighthouse RDM: Orientation in the data sea”. The event started with the digital morning program across different locations. We were there again this year and have summarized the program for you.

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Follow-up Report on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on October 12, 2022

October 20th, 2022 | by
The photo represents the key points of the network meeting on Ocotber 12, 2022.

Source: Own illustration; Freepik.

On October 12, 2022, the data stewards, RDM officers and RDM interested parties at RWTH Aachen University met again for the regular Open Meeting of the RDM Network online via Zoom. The theme of the event this time was FAIR in Science.

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Follow-up Report on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on September 14, 2022

September 22nd, 2022 | by
The photo represents the key points of the network meeting on 14.09.2022.

Source: Own illustration; Freepik

The wait has come to an end and the monthly RDM network meeting is back! After the summer break, data stewards, RDM managers and RDM interested parties from RWTH Aachen University came together again online via Zoom on September 14, 2022. This time, the participants learned about the RDM platform Coscine developed at RWTH and its functions.

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What Does a Data Steward Actually Do? Part 2

September 1st, 2022 | by
The archaeologist Dr. phil. Sophie Helas can be seen in the picture

Dr. phil. Sophie Helas in interview.
Source: Sophie Helas/Own Illustration

In the second part of our series, we have prepared an exciting interview with archaeologist Dr. phil. Sophie Helas, who has been working as a Data Steward at RWTH Aachen University since 2021. We have summarised for you what her motivation was to apply as a Data Steward, what her field of work is like and the challenges she faces in her everyday life.

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Persistent Identifier – PIDs for Archives in Coscine

August 18th, 2022 | by
Biometric technology background with fingerprint scanning system on virtual screen digital remix

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Three years ago, we provided insights into our RDM statistics on the RDM blog, and in the blog post RDM Statistics: 891 PIDs, we showed how the number of Persistent Identifiers had developed over the last few years up to 2018 at RWTH Aachen University.

But what about the PIDs three years later and to what extent does Coscine play a role in this? We addressed these questions in this blog post.

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Case Study Voyager 1 – Why RDM Is Important

August 4th, 2022 | by
Cartoon astronaut with message flying away

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If you want to conduct research at a high level, you inevitably have to deal with research data management and digital long-term archiving to prevent possible data loss. We would like to illustrate why RDM is important and easy to implement, especially in the digital age, using NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft as a case study.

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