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Participation in the Coscine Survey

April 23rd, 2024 | by
Happy and sad emoticons

Source: Own illustration

Calling all researchers, data stewards and RDM staff! We are pleased to invite you to participate in an important initiative: the first Coscine survey. As a platform for research data management (RDM), we would like to get your opinion in order to continuously improve our service. From April 22 to May 6, 2024, you will have the opportunity to participate in our survey and share your thoughts and experiences with Coscine. Your feedback is crucial to ensure that our platform meets your needs and supports you in your research work in the best possible way.



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Zentrale FDM-Services an der RWTH: RDMO

April 18th, 2024 | by

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Weißer Kreis in dem "Zentrale FDM-Services der RWTH Aachen steht" mit drumherum angeordneten Piktogrammen

Quelle: Eigene Darstellung

Dieser Beitrag ist Teil unserer Reihe „Zentrale FDM-Services an der RWTH“. Sie soll unseren Forschenden – also Ihnen – aufzeigen, welche FDM-Services an der RWTH angeboten werden, um Sie in Ihrer Forschung und Ihrem Datenmanagement zu unterstützen. Wir sprechen mit den Serviceverantwortlichen und sammeln alle Informationen für Sie in den einzelnen Beiträgen. In diesem Beitrag möchten wir Ihnen den FDM-Service „Research Data Management Organiser (RDMO)“ vorstellen.

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Data Champions at the RWTH: Carolin Victoria Schneider

April 11th, 2024 | by
Photo by Data Champion Carolin Victoria Schneider

Source: North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts | Bettina Engel-Albustin 2022

This article is part of our series “Data Champions at RWTH”. Data Champions are researchers or employees who have excelled in the field of research data management (RDM) and/or have experience that is groundbreaking for colleagues or can serve as a guide.

Our first Data Champion is Prof. Dr. med. Carolin Victoria Schneider. She works at RWTH University Hospital and was named Young Scientist of the Year 2023 by academics. We spoke to Ms. Schneider about her connection to and interest in Research Data Management.

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Series of articles: Central RDM Services at RWTH Aachen University

April 4th, 2024 | by
White circle with "Central FDM Services of RWTH Aachen University" and pictograms around it

Source: Own illustration

We are pleased to present to you – as researchers at RWTH Aachen University – our new series of articles in which we have collected all the information on RWTH’s central RDM services for efficient research data management (RDM). These RDM services are managed by RWTH staff and service managers and are available for you to use.

In the coming weeks, you can look forward to a compact article on each service and get comprehensive information.

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RDM Toolbox 2024 – Day 3

March 28th, 2024 | by
RDM Toolbox 2024

Source: Own illustration

The first two days of the FDM workshop have already been reported on the RDM blog. On the third day of the FDM workshop, everything revolved around the FDM tools LiaScript, Datalad and Coscine. A discussion round on the DKZ.2R data competence center was also part of the last day’s program. You can find out more about the details of the individual sessions in this article.

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RDM Toolbox 2024

March 26th, 2024 | by
NRW map with various figures interacting with each other. The occasion is the RDM Workshop 2024

Source: Own illustration

In December last year, we drew your attention to the RDM Toolbox 2024 with a Call for Participation. This took place from March 18 to 20, 2024 in the rooms of the IT Center of RWTH Aachen University in Kopernikusstraße.

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Open Meeting of the RDM Network in March 2024

March 21st, 2024 | by
Key dates for the Open Meeting of the RDM network on March 13, 2024

Source: Own illustration; Freepik

On March 13, 2024, the open meeting of the RDM network of RWTH Aachen University for data stewards, RDM managers and those interested in RDM took place again. The topic of the digital meeting was “open science” and was presented by Monica Gonzalez-Marquez – open science Manager at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

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Survey on the Research Data Portal

March 19th, 2024 | by
Diamond with question mark

Source: Lara Draschoff

The team of needs your support! A survey on the research data portal is currently running until March 24, 2024! Do you use digital data in historical building research? Then your opinion is needed!

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The Fair Principles: Origin and Meaning

March 14th, 2024 | by
Close-up of a window with "Data" written on it and a building in the background

Source: Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash

In this blog post, we inform you about the origin and meaning of the so-called FAIR principles and place the term in the broader context of modern data management.

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NFDI-MatWerk: Working Meeting at KIT

March 7th, 2024 | by
The Scientific Computing Center (SCC) on the North Campus of KIT

The Scientific Computing Center (SCC) on the North Campus of KIT
Source: IT Center

As our readers know, RWTH Aachen University is active in several consortia of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI). This includes the IT Center of RWTH Aachen University in the NFDI-MatWerk consortium, which focuses on supporting the digital transformation in materials science and engineering. In this blog post, we share our impressions of the last working meeting at KIT.

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