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 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.
The Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences (RDJ) is a peer-reviewed journal, which is designed to comprehensively document and publish deposited datasets and to facilitate their online exploration.
The Roadmap 2018 update Info Day will take place in Malaga, Spain. More info will follow.
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?