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.
Helena Laaksonen has been appointed as the new director of FSD, the Finnish Social Science Data Archive.
The social sciences have been given a boost in a recent call to receive funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme which will close on 2 February 2017.
Fostering reproducibility and collaboration. The Mission of Switzerland to the European Union and SwissCore organise a Swiss Science Briefing on 'Towards a new generation of publishing models'. The briefing will elaborate on the questions why there is a need for new ways of publishing and what the underlying challenges are?
The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.