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News 2014

December 22, 2014

RatSWD-Working Paper #243

Klaus F. Zimmermann: Evidence-Based Scientific Policy Advice

November 26, 2014

RatSWD Working Paper #240 and #241

In our Working Paper #240 Bruder et al propose to establish a National Online Laboratory as a new research infrastructure for psychologists. The laboratory should encompass a pool of potential respondents, software for conducting experiments, educational material, and a data archive. In Working Paper #241 they present the results of a survey that highlight the demand in the scientific community.


November 18, 2014

Knowledge Exchange report on research data published

Sowing the seed: Incentives and Motivations for Sharing Research Data, a researcher´s perspective

November 6, 2014

Research Data Alliance: past and future meetings

Report on the 4th Plenary RDA Meeting in Amsterdam and the final program of the upcoming RDA Germany Meeting in Potsdam

November 3, 2014

Code share

Papers in Nature journals should make computer code accessible where possible.

October 12, 2014

Standing Committee Research Data Infrastructure (FDI): New chairs elected

During its 11th session on 10 October 2014 in Berlin, the Standing Committee Research Data Infrastructure (FDI) of the German Data Forum has unanimously elected Heike Habla (Research Data Centre of the Federal Statistical Office) and Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig (Data Service Center for Business and Organizational Data) as chairs for the next three years. The German Data Forum wants to thank former chairmen Dr. Nikos Askitas (Institute for the Study of Labor) and Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebig for their dedication and important work in the standing committee in the years between 2011 – 2014.


September 18, 2014

Online Survey on "Data Sharing in Academia"

The research project "Science 2.0" of the Leibniz Association is conducting an online survey on the re-use of research data ("Data Sharing").

August 22, 2014

EU Data Protection Regulation: Vital economic and social research could be prevented

Open letter written by Science Europe - Signed by several European Funding Organisations

July 30, 2014

European Scientists View on Research Data and Corresponding Challenges

Report on the RDA Europe Science Workshop in Munich

July 22, 2014

Press review: Research Infrastructures in Europe – The Foundations of European Research

Book release on future developments in the Humanities and Social Sciences

July 18, 2014

Constitution of the RatSWD in the fifth periode of appointment

Regina T. Riphahn, Ph.D. has been elected as the new chair of the German Data Forum and Stefan Bender as its vice chair. More information can be found in the German press release.

July 11, 2014

Research Data Alliance: Events

November 20-21, 2014, Potsdam, Germany


June 26, 2014

RatSWD-Working Paper #239

Frank Mueller-Langer and Patrick Andreoli-Versbach: Open Access to Research Data: Strategic Delay and the Ambiguous Welfare Effects of Mandatory Data Disclosure

June 5, 2014

Facing the Future: E-Book now available!

Based on last November's conference, the book Facing the Future: European Research Infrastructures for the Humanities and Social Sciences is now available as an eBook (Open Access).

June 2, 2014

Office of the German Data Forum moved within Berlin

The office of the German Data Forum has moved to new premises on Schiffbauerdamm 19 in Berlin. More information can be found in the German press release.

April 24, 2014

Unlocking further potential in the National Cohort study (NaKo) through comparability with the German Socio‑Economic Panel

RatSWD Working Paper #237 by Hannes Kröger, Jürgen Schupp und Johann Behrens

April 23, 2014

What Drives Academic Data Sharing?

RatSWD Working Paper #236 by Benedikt Fecher, Sascha Friesike und Marcel Hebing

February 14, 2014

FDZ-NEPS becomes FDZ-LIfBi

As of January 2014, the National Educational Panel Study is carried out by the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) at the University of Bamberg—in cooperation with a nationwide network. As part of this institutionalization the FDZ-NEPS is renamed FDZ-LIfBi.

January 22, 2014

RatSWD-Working Paper #229

by Stefan Bender, Anja Burghardt, and David Schiller
The first part of the paper describes the (international) access to highly sensitive German administrative labour market data and how this international access is expanded within the research data centre in research data centre (RDC in RDC) approach. In the second part a broader view of international access to official microdata in the EU will be given. Starting with a brief overview of the EU-funded project "Data without Boundaries" (DwB) a possible roadmap for international access in Europe and beyond is presented.

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