CESSDA provides large scale, integrated and sustainable data services to the social sciences. It brings together social science data archives across Europe, with the aim of promoting the results of social science research and supporting national and international research and cooperation.
CESSDA is organised as a limited company under Norwegian law and is owned and financed by the individual member states’ ministry of research or a delegated institution. Norway is hosting CESSDA, and the main office is located in Bergen.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Embracing the ‘data revolution’: opportunities and challenges for research” and it is the 42nd of its kind, taking place every year. IASSIST2016 will take place in Bergen, Norway, from 31 May to 3 June, hosted by NSD - Norwegian Centre for Research Data.
The position to be filled is that of Head of the Scientific Department “Data Archive for the Social Sciences”/University Professorship (W3) in Empirical Social Research.
The European Parliament adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at its plenary session on 14 April.
The world’s largest conference on information technology and data services for research in the social sciences will be held in Bergen in 2016.