As the first digital data repository in the Czech republic, the Czech Social Science Data Archive has been certified with the Core Trust Seal. This certification licences the digital data repositories that comply to high quality standards defined in the Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements.
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The Consortium of data archives CESSDA ERIC joins the Love Data Week with the web seminar focused on data management. The webinar called Love Data Management will take place on Friday 16th February at 11 AM. More information is available here.
Over the past year, eleven CESSDA archives have combined forces to create a detailed and thorough guide on data management across the research data life cycle. The expert tour guide was created to introduce the concepts of data management and provide guidance to researchers. With this tour guide, CESSDA wants to contribute to increased professionalism in data management and to improve the value of research data. A downloadable checklist helps researchers who need to create a Data Management Plan.
The presentations from the Workshop on Challenges in the Organisation of International Comparative Social Surveys are available at the website of the event.
The SERISS announces the third course in their training series, this once about measurement error. The course "Measurement quality and correction for measurement error" will be held on 26-27 February 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and instructed by Diana Zavala-Rojas and Wiebke Weber from Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology (RECSM), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain.
The Czech Social Science Data Archive invites colleagues, students and others interested in quantitative social research to the workshop focused on issues of comparative surveying. The event called "Workshop on Challenges in the Organisation of International Comparative Social Surveys" will take place in Prague on 30th November 2017. More information about the event and registration can be found here.
Organisers of the Day of National Research Infrastructures invites everyone interested in research infrastructures to attend the event, which is to take place in Brno, Czech Republic, on 2nd November 2017. The Day of National Research Infrastructures aims to attract around 100 representatives of Czech research infrastructures, funding agencies and other stakeholders from various scientific fields to engage in presentations and discussions. Main discussion topics and sessions will include:
In November the CESSDA ERIC consortium arranges several workhops focused on working with survey data. See the list of workshops bellow: Working with data on political behaviour, 6th November, Manchester, UK.Link to workshop
In the first half of the year three CESSDA ERIC webinars took place. The CESSDA ERIC website has made available video recordings of these seminars and other useful materials. The webinars available are:How to Find Data in Europe - Introductory webinar introducing European social science data services and how to find, access and understand data. Available here.
Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD) made available several datasets about students and studying in Finland. Some of these datasets has already been translated into English (here and here), others will be translated into English upon request.