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New perspectives on data management and open research data in the Nordic countries

New perspectives on data management and open research data in the Nordic countries

18.10.2018

On 3 October, a workshop on the topic of good data management in the Nordic countries took place in Stockholm. The workshop was organised by the Swedish Research Council in collaboration with NordForsk and NeIC (Nordic e-Infrastructure Collaboration). It focused on strategic work on data management issues, enhancing FAIRness and open access to research data, and exploring potential for Nordic collaboration.

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Call for proposals: MOOC on Neutron scattering

Call for proposals: MOOC on Neutron scattering

20.08.2018

NordForsk is announcing NOK 7 million in funding for the organisation of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on neutron scattering techniques. The application deadline is 21 September 2018.

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Invitation to tender for new web solution

Invitation to tender for new web solution

06.08.2018

NordForsk and Nordic Innovation are seeking offers for the implementation of a new, common CMS to manage their web sites.

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Improving biodiversity research e-Infrastructures by collaboration

Improving biodiversity research e-Infrastructures by collaboration

31.07.2018

Research questions within biodiversity research and nature conservation often focus on geographical areas and ecosystems that extend across national borders. But biodiversity and ecosystem e-Infrastructures, on the other hand, are developed individually in each country, which makes access to regional data difficult. The Nordic-Baltic Collaboration on e-Infrastructures for Biodiversity Informatics (DeepDive) research project is seeking to enable access to data across countries.

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ESOF 2018: NordForsk spotlights gender equality in academia

ESOF 2018: NordForsk spotlights gender equality in academia

19.07.2018

More than 4 000 researchers, educators, business professionals, politicians and journalists from around the world took part in the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), which is held every second year. This year’s conference was held in Toulouse, France, and NordForsk was responsible for a 75-minute session that included a panel discussion on gender balance and underrepresentation of women in academia.

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