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Submissions open for ESRA 2023 on “best practices in the research data lifecycle”
Mon 28 Nov 2022

Submissions open for ESRA 2023 on “best practices in the research data lifecycle”

Submit your research paper to the CESSDA session at ESRA 2023 by 20 December. The topic is: “best practices in the research data lifecycle from different perspectives: providers of the services, researchers using them, and data stewards helping the process”.

How to train data managers and researchers about Open Science
Fri 25 Nov 2022

How to train data managers and researchers about Open Science

The train-the-trainer workshop offered teaching recommendations to trainers from data archives and academic research support departments.

How to use Dataverse for data archiving and discovery
Wed 16 Nov 2022

How to use Dataverse for data archiving and discovery

Dataverse is increasingly used as a tool for data archiving and discovery across the world. It offers a unique open-source solution for researchers and institutions to access, preserve, explore and analyse data.

Using the Geographical Information System QGIS for data analysis
Mon 14 Nov 2022

Using the Geographical Information System QGIS for data analysis

Geographical and georeferenced data are gaining increasing importance in social science research. For example, it is becoming more common to add geographical data related to the social or physical environment as contextual variables to social surveys or to aggregate social survey results at various geographical scales.

The challenges of new data types in data management and archiving
Fri 11 Nov 2022

The challenges of new data types in data management and archiving

Social media data is increasingly used in the social sciences. Data archivists and managers and social scientists met online to discuss ongoing data management and archiving activities of new types of data. Other topics addressed were the willingness of researchers to deposit their data, access to such data, and challenges of an Internet-centred society.

Director’s statement on the Gender Equality Plan
Mon 7 Nov 2022

Director’s statement on the Gender Equality Plan

CESSDA ERIC aims at embedding gender equality principles in its organisational culture. This Gender Equality Plan (GEP) describes a set of commitments and actions aiming to promote gender equality through institutional and cultural change.