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Case Study Voyager 1 – Why RDM Is Important

August 4th, 2022 | by
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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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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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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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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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Was the Switch to Digital Successful? – A Stocktaking

May 5th, 2022 | by
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The breakout of the corona pandemic has presented us with new challenges not only in our private and professional lives, but also in the organisation and the conduct of teaching and research. There was a considerable, albeit unplanned surge in digitalisation. The RDM Team at RWTH Aachen University also had to adapt and make adjustments, especially with regard to events and workshops. Meanwhile, two years have passed and it is time to take stock. Was the changeover successful?

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New RDM Training Concept at RWTH Aachen University

April 14th, 2022 | by
Laptop with RWTH mug and notebook

Source: Stefan Hense

In April 2022, the RDM team will start a new training format on research data management “FDM II-modular”, offering you two-hour hands-on workshops on focus topics of research data management. The workshops will take place regularly on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 10am to 12 noon.

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Follow-up Report on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on February 9, 2022

February 17th, 2022 | by
RDM network meeting

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The RDM Team invited to the second open meeting of the Research Data Management (RDM) network this year on February 9, 2022 online via Zoom. The two originally planned presentations had to be cancelled due to illness, but the RDM team showed spontaneity and presented the plans for the new FDM continuing education concept at RWTH to the data stewards, RDM officers and RDM interested parties.

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

January 27th, 2022 | by
Open RDM network meeting

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On January 12, 2022, the first open meeting of the RDM network took place online via Zoom this year. The aim of these gatherings is to enable an exchange of frequently asked questions and best practices from RDM and to build a coordinated network at RWTH Aachen University. This time, the RDM team, together with the data stewards, RDM officers and RDM interested parties at RWTH, took a closer look at how the Research Data Management Organiser (RDMO) works.

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