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New Basic Services Funded With RWTH Participation

May 23rd, 2024 | by
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Congratulations to the three basic service initiatives Jupyter4NFDI, DMP4NFDI and KGI4NFDI, which received approval for a one-year initialization phase from the consortium meeting of the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) in April 2024. DMP4NFDI is another basic service for consortia based at RWTH Aachen University.

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Open Meeting of the RDM-Network in May 2024

May 16th, 2024 | by
Key points for the Open Meeting oft he RDM network on May 8, 2024

Source: Own illustration; Freepik

The last Open Meeting of the RDM of RWTH Aachen University took place on May 8, 2024 on the topic “Data Stewards and Data Champions – How do I gain support in RDM? How do I convince researchers of RDM?” as a face-to-face event in the conference room of the University Library. Read the rest of this entry »

Effective Data Sharing with Coscine – Part 1

April 30th, 2024 | by
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Source: Coscine

Are you currently working on a large research project and using Coscine? Are you already in the final stages and would like to share the data with other colleagues who are not involved in the project or even publish the data in an article or publication? At this point, you are faced with numerous options regarding your research data. In this blog series, we would like to introduce you to some of the most common methods you can use to make your data accessible to people outside of Coscine.

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First Advanced User Group Meeting of

April 25th, 2024 | by
Laptop & Merchandise articles of Coscine

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On April 22, 2024, it was time. The first advanced user meeting took place and the advisory board was appointed. In this follow-up report, we have summarized for you what the contents of the meeting were, who the users of are and what goals are being pursued in this project.

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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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RDM Toolbox 2024 – Day 3

March 28th, 2024 | by
RDM Toolbox 2024

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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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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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Follow-up Report on Coscine – FAIR Data is my kind of Data!

February 29th, 2024 | by
symbolic image of Love Data Week 2024 with Coscine

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The Love Data Week 2024 may be over, but our love for FAIR data remains! Among the many exciting talks that took place during this week was the presentation “Coscine – FAIR Data is my kind of Data!”. In this blog post, we take a look at the aspects presented and the exciting developments that are shaping the future of FAIR data at Coscine.

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Love Data Week 2024 – Our Love of Data Continues!

January 25th, 2024 | by
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Love Data Week (LDW) is just around the corner and we’re ready to mix a dash of flirtation into your data love! From February 12 to 16, 2024, our #RDMPower will be in the spotlight as we participate in the exciting events of LDW under the motto “My Kind of Data”. Find out which events you shouldn’t miss at RWTH Aachen University in this blog post.

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RDM explained – How Do I Organise My data?

January 18th, 2024 | by
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“No one has the time to tidy up, but everyone has the time to search” – this dilemma, as described by efficiency expert Jürgen Kurz, is probably familiar to many. And when dealing with research data, many researchers and scientists are also faced with the challenge of storing their research data in such a way that it is structured, documented and secured for subsequent use. After all, the work done in advance saves us a lot of nerves, time and effort in retrospect. In this article, we would like to give you some helpful tips on data organization.

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