(Published on 04.05.2022) The section Training & Education elected its spokesperson and deputy spokesperson at its first official meeting on 3 May.
We congratulate the new spokesperson Prof. Dr. Peter Pelz and the deputy spokesperson Prof. Dr. Sonja Herres-Pawlis on their election and look forward to a productive collaboration with them.
This means that all four sections that have already been established have held their first official meetings and elected their spokespersons and deputies.
For the section Common Infrastructures, the kick-off meeting was on Tuesday 29 March. Dr. Michael Diepenbroek was elected Speaker and Dr. Sonja Schimmler Deputy Speaker. On Wednesday, 30 March, the section Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects Section met. Prof. Dr. Franziska Boehm was elected as speaker and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Sax as deputy speaker. The initial meeting of the section (Meta)data Terminologies and Provenance took place on 6 April. Dr. Oliver Koepler was elected as spokesperson and Dr. Brigitte Mathiak as deputy spokesperson.
The four sections have already started their work.
New contributors from all disciplines are welcome and can register here to work in one or more sections.
Do you have any questions about the sections? Send them by email to sections[at]nfdi.de.
Task Force Evaluation and Reporting publishes white paper “Dealing with BLV goals as a basis for structural evaluation”
The NFDI Task Force for Evaluation and Reporting (TFER) does preparatory work for the interim reports of the consortia and the structural evaluation of NFDI. Members of the Task Force have written the white paper “Dealing with BLV targets as a basis for structural evaluation”.
We would like to invite you to look behind the surface of the online world with us. Under the title “Behind the Click”, Dutch artist and researcher Julia Janssen will visually explore topics such as Artificial Intelligence, the bias of algorithms and data profiling. The public evening lecture will take place as part of the first Conference on Research Data Infrastructure (CoRDI) on 12 September at 7.30 pm in the KIT Audimax.
The development of the NFDI portfolio for basic services is progressing with two further projects. The Consortia Assembly (KV) of the NFDI Association decided in its meeting on 7 July to fund two basic service applications.
In a one-year initialisation phase, a service for the NFDI-wide provision of persistent identifiers (such as DOI) as well as a service to support the description of data through uniform terminologies will be funded.