Workshop on research software licences (in Dutch)

On June 23 1017, ePLAN organizes a workshop on the issues surrounding choosing the right licences for research software. The workshop (in Dutch) is targeted at all people that are actively involved in or responsible for choosing licences. A keynote will be delivered by Arnoud Engelfriet, a renowned legal expert in the areas of software licensing, intellectual property law and open source software. More information on the program and registration can be found here.

ePLAN report on the European Open Science Cloud

This blog post originally appeared on the eScience Center blog and was reprinted with permission.

‘The cloud’ is one of the hottest tech topics of our time. It’s therefore no surprise that European Commission has also jumped on the bandwagon. Big time! Last year, the European Commission launched the outline of a multi-year and multi-billion Euro plan for the development and implementation of a European Open Science Cloud.

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New Humanities call

humanities_florenceThe eScience Center and CLARIAH have launched a new call: Accelerating Scientific Discovery in the Arts and Humanities.

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to enable researchers working in the Arts and Humanities to address compute-intensive and/or data-driven problems within their research and to contribute to a generic and sustainable eScience infrastructure.

The deadline for the mandatory proposal abstract is 15 November 2016, 14:00 CET and the deadline for full proposals is 16 December 2016, 14:00 CET. More information can be found here.

Activities 2016

This year’s activities encompass:

  • Writing a White paper on Software Sustainability (in conjunction with the Alliance for Software Sustainability)
  • Exchanging information on national courses, workshops and schools on eScience and Data Research and finding white spots in education
  • Exchanging information on software and tools to enricht the eScience Technology Platform
  • Contribute to the annual national eScience Symposium 2016.