The Academy of Finland has granted the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD) over €1.7 million for the period of 1 January 2017–31 December 2021 based on the proposal the archive submitted in the FIRI 2016 call for research infrastructures.
The archive applied for funding for its project "Active FSD for CESSDA: New European Services for Researchers".
During the project, FSD will focus on meeting the requirements set by CESSDA as well as actively taking part in development work within the research infrastructure.
FSD aims to have an active role in designing the services that CESSDA will offer to European researchers in the future and to ensure that FSD’s services are in line with international standards.
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Highlights from 2016 from CESSDA's partner in Sweden SND are presented in its annual report 2016 published last week.
Use of the FSD’s flagship service, Aila Data Portal, increased by leaps and bounds in 2016.
The Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) is delighted to announce that Student Activity and Sports Study Ireland (SASSI) data from 2014-2015 are now available in SPSS format.
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The University of Tampere published its data policy last autumn, approved by Rector’s decision on 27 October 2016. Now it is also available in English.
FSD, the Finnish Data Archive of CESSDA, updates its data by theme web pages, which contain information on data series and datasets on certain topics.
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The Slovenian Social Science Data Archives (ADP) organised a round table conference entitled “Ethics in Science with a special focus on the new EU General Data Protection Regulation”.
This week is Love Your Data 2017, a 5-day international event to help researchers take better care of their data. Each day has its own theme.
The General Assembly of CESSDA, Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives, appointed Ron Dekker as the new director at its meeting on 15 November 2016 in The Hague, the Netherlands.