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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

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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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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DFG recommends funding for 3 NFDI consortia with RWTH participation

July 7th, 2022 | by
Networking and collaboration intentions of the individual NFDI consortia

The network shows the collaboration intentions between the consortia resulting from each application. The colors refer to the NFDI conference system: (1) medicine, (2) life sciences, (3) humanities and social sciences, (4) engineering and mathematics, (5) chemistry and physics.
Source: Own Illustration

New year, new luck! In the third round of calls for proposals, the DFG’s expert panel has recommended funding for several NFDI consortia. RWTH Aachen University is also high on the list this year. Find out which NFDI consortia have received a recommendation in this blog post.

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Follow-up Report on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on May 11, 2022

May 19th, 2022 | by
Info and data on the Open Meeting of the RDM Network on May 11, 2022

Source: Freepik

On May 11, 2022, it was once again time for the monthly open meeting of the RDM network. Around 70 data stewards, RDM managers and those interested in RDM at RWTH Aachen University came together online via Zoom. This time, the main topic was research funding with a focus on the innovations and requirements of the DFG for RDM.





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Offenes FDM-Netzwerktreffen am 11. Mai 2022

May 11th, 2022 | by

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Infotext zum offenen FDM-Netzwerktreffen am 11. Mai 2022

Quelle: Freepik

Das nächste offene FDM-Netzwerktreffen findet am Mittwoch, den 11.05.2022 von 10 bis 12 Uhr zum Thema „Neuerung und Anforderungen der DFG zum FDM“ virtuell via Zoom statt.

Die Registrierung für das FDM-Netzwerktreffen ist unter folgendem Link möglich:


10:00 – 10:05 Uhr Begrüßung und Vorstellung der Referenten

10:05 – 10:25 Uhr Vorstellung der Strukturen und Services zur Antragsstellung generell und Schwerpunkt FDM (Vera Eckers & Florian Claus)

10:25 – 10:55 Uhr Anforderungen und Neuerungen der DFG zum FDM (Katja Hartig)

10:55 – 11:50 Uhr offene Diskussion

11:50 – 12:00 Uhr Vorausschau nächste Treffen


Das FDM-Team freut sich auf Sie/ Euch und Ihre/ Eure Kolleginnen und Kollegen.

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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New DFG Templates for Funding Proposals

April 7th, 2022 | by
Close-up of a hand holding a pen with RWTH logo while filling out a formular.

Source: Stefan Hense

At the German Research Foundation (DFG), the topic of research data management (FDM) is becoming increasingly important. When preparing a proposal, you should therefore consider FDM at an early stage. This does not have to be a lot of work. What is crucial is that you reflect once on what research data you will use and how you will process it. In this article we would like to inform you about the new DFG templates.

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NFDI Basic Services: 3rd Round of Calls

February 22nd, 2022 | by
National Research Data Infrastructure


The funding of NFDI Basic services is a highly topical and exciting subject. Just a few weeks ago, we reported on the schedule and the resulting reactions from the scientific community. This blog post will now focus on the third round of calls for proposals.

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NFDI Basic Services: Schedule and Reactions

January 20th, 2022 | by
The German National Research Data Infrastructure


On our blog, we have already reported on the decoupling of NFDI Basic Services from the third round of calls for proposals. In the blog post NFDI-Basisdienste – Ein Überblick über die Entstehung und den weiteren Verlauf der Querschnittskonsortien (NFDI Basis Services – An overview of the emergence and further development of the cross-sectional consortia), the beginnings of the Basic Services were highlighted, the statement of the DFG was summarized, and a small outlook into the near future was given.

Contrary to what was assumed at the time, the German Research Foundation (DFG) has already published the schedule for the decision-making process for basic services funding in December 2021 and this has already caused some reactions from the scientific community. In this blog post we would like to inform you about it.

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