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Research Data Day on November 15, 2022

September 27th, 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
Source: fdm.nrw

On November 15, 2022 the Research Data Day in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) will be held for the second time. This time, the motto of the event is “Lighthouse RDM: Orientation in the data sea“.

On this day, events on research data management (RDM) will be held throughout NRW and various universities will present their RDM offerings. The complete programme can be found on the website of the State Initiative for Research Data Management – fdm.nrw.

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Changes at the DFG – Uniform Template for the Curriculum Vitae

September 15th, 2022 | by
Two different hands handing each other a template

Source: Freepik

In order to initiate a cultural change in science evaluation and improve equal opportunities in this context, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has put together a corresponding package of measures. As a result, the DFG is changing the application forms and introducing a uniform and mandatory template for CVs. In the new RDM blog post, we take a closer look at the innovations and the reasons behind them.

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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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RDM Projects in Germany – EVER_RDM

August 25th, 2022 | by
Different hands and fingers point to a common project

Source: Freepik

The last article in our series on “RDM projects in Germany” (only available in German) was published over a year ago. Perhaps one or two of our readers can still remember it. Now it is time to dust off the series again and revive it, because there is a new project in which Research Data Danagement itself is the subject of investigation. May we introduce? Project EVER_RDM – Development and Dissemination of Research Data Management at Universities of Applied Sciences.

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Case Study Voyager 1 – Why RDM Is Important

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

Source: Pixabay

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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What Does a Data Steward Actually Do?

July 28th, 2022 | by
Nicole Parks as Data Steward in Interview

Nicole Parks in interview
Source: Own illustration

Do you remember our Data Steward interview series? Two interesting interviews with insights into the job as a data steward appeared on the RDM blog back then. After a somewhat longer absence, we are now celebrating a new edition of the series and would like to immerse you again in the work of the data stewards at RWTH Aachen University, some of whom have recently joined us.

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A Really Good „IDEA“ – The New RDM-Podcast

July 21st, 2022 | by
Podcast is playing on a Smartphone.

Source: Pexel

What works in RDM practice and what is better not to do? You can find out in the new podcast “IDEA”, which we present in our new blog post.

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

June 30th, 2022 | by
Woman celebrating with a confetti cannon under blue sky

Source: Unsplash

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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