KNAW advocates national data officer

At the request of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the KNAW wrote the advisory report Hergebruik van publieke data. Meer wetenschap en beter overheidsbeleid (Reuse of public data. More science and better government policy). Yesterday, Pearl Dysktra, head of the committee and scientific director of ODISSEI, handed the report to the Ministry.

New member organisations

ODISSEI welcomes CentERdata, Erasmus School of Health Policy Management (Erasmus University Rotterdam), International Institute for Social History (IISH) and School of Business and Economics (VU University Amsterdam) as its newest participants.

New call for proposals eScience Center

The Netherlands eScience Center invites ‘Big Science’ researchers and ICT researchers to apply for funding to address innovative compute-intensive and/or data-driven research problems. Theretofore, the eScience Center introduces the call Innovative eScience Technologies for ‘Big Science’ (eTEC-BIG).