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The importance of metadata and big data for open science - Big Data Europe workshop

It was organised by CESSDA ERIC and the Semantic Web Company (SWC), both beneficiaries in the Big Data Europe project, as an official workshop of the SEMANTiCS2017 conference.

Attendees learned about the current state of play for big data in SC6 and within the social sciences and humanities in general and from the perspective of European official statistics. They also learned about the European Open Science agenda and the Big Data Integrator (BDI) Platform and the SC6 Pilot on "Citizen Budget on Municipal Level".

The full report and presentations are available on the Big Data Europe project website.

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Wed 20 Jun 2018

CESSDA: Continuation of CESSDA Widening in Italy

CESSDA Widening activities continue with this year’s first Widening meeting in Milan

Mon 18 Jun 2018

CESSDA: Over half of CESSDA Service Providers certified

As of June 2018, nine CESSDA Service providers have achieved Trustworthy Digital Repository (TDR) status for the period 2017-2019.

Tue 5 Jun 2018

CESSDA: CESSDA addresses potential member countries during a two-day event in Milan

The CESSDA Strengthening and Widening workshop kicks off today (5 June) in Milan, Italy. The event runs over two days and aims to present CESSDA’s growing assets and services to potential new member countries.

Fri 1 Jun 2018

CESSDA: Looking back on 2017: New FSD strategy emphasises responsible open science

The year 2017 marked the start of a new four-year strategy for the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD).

Mon 14 May 2018

CESSDA: CESSDA lays the ground for further work on persistent identifiers in relation to FAIR principles

At a collocated event during the 11th RDA Plenary Meeting, on 21-23 March 2018 in Berlin, experts from the CESSDA PID Task Force laid the ground for future work on persistent identifiers.

Mon 14 May 2018

CESSDA: CESSDA is hiring a Technical Officer!

We are looking to hire a Technical Officer to work at CESSDA Main Office in Bergen, Norway.

Thu 26 Apr 2018

CESSDA: New FNESdata portal provides a new way to compare election study data in Finland

The new FNESdata Longitudinal Survey Metadata Portal of the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD) allows users to examine the variables in the combined data of four Finnish National Election Studies (2013–2015).

Wed 25 Apr 2018

CESSDA: First “train the trainers” workshop provides new skills on research data management

The first "train the trainers" workshop on the RDM Expert Tour Guide took place on the 12 and 13 April in Ljubljana, organised by the local CESSDA Service Provider ADP. It trained trainers on how to use the guide as a base for introducing researchers to the various activities of research data management.