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.
CESSDA works together with other European Research Infrastructures (ERICs) across Europe to promote and improve the visibility of social science and humanities research.
The toolkit aims to support organisations wishing to set themselves up as new national data services in the social sciences.
New data protection rules in the EU may lead to a strengthened Nordic cooperation.
“Tour de CLARIN” is a new CLARIN ERIC initiative that aims to periodically highlight prominent User Involvement (UI) activities of a particular CLARIN national consortium. This year we will focus on five of them.
The 3rd Translation Technologies Summer School focuses on recent advances in Machine Translation and current trends in using MT in professional translation settings, including training customised MT engines, evaluating and post-editing MT output and managing translation projects involving MT.
The dates for the 6th ERIC Network Meeting, hosted by ICOS ERIC, have been announced.
A wealth of data is available within Europe to help address social research questions and policy challenges.
Rachel Oldroyd, UK Data Service Data Impact Fellow and Quantitative Human Geographer at the University of Leeds, shares her perspective on research impact.
Louise Corti, Director of Collections Development and Producer Relations at the UK Data Service, updates us on her recent trip to Gandhinagar, India where she ran workshops on research data management and came up with a very cool dream about how chatbots can help prepare research data management plans for bidding to research councils in the future....