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  • Pseudonymous, anonymous – what is it and what are the consequences?

    Discussion of the Verdict of the EuG from 26.04.2023, T-557/20 Let’s say I’m a scientist working with personal data in my day-to-day work. Sooner or later, I will have to ask myself how I can prevent this data from floating around without any protection in the open net space. Most of the time the solution…

  • FAIRagro was part of the NFDI-Talk on February 19

    On Monday, February 19, 2024, the topic “PID4NFDI – Example Use Cases and Services for NFD” took place as part of the “NFDI Talks” event series. Persistent identifiers (PIDs) are of central importance for FAIR research data management. However, different disciplines and different resources lead to different requirements. PID4NFDI is designing a work program to…

  • Upcoming Event: BrAPI Hackathon

    The upcoming BrAPI Hackathon will be in Wittenberg, Germany, the week of April 15-19 This is a reminder for everyone who is considering attending the upcoming hackathon: please register and begin planning projects. What is BrAPI? The Breeding API (BrAPI) project is an effort to enable interoperability among plant breeding databases. BrAPI is a standardized…

  • Elections to the Community Advisory Board – Nomination period expired

    FAIRagro strives to involve the community in the further development towards a FAIR data future in agricultural systems research and to work together with its diverse actors. An important body in this context is the Community Advisory Board (CAB), which will be elected for the first time in spring 2024. We have put together what…

  • Survey on data quality ended

    Many thanks to all participants in our survey on data quality in the application of agronomic system data, which ended on Sunday, January 21, 2024. Over 300 of you took part – now it’s time for the evaluation. We will publish the results, conclusions and further information on the topic of data quality in the…

  • FAIRagro is leaving X/Twitter

    We are stepping away from X/Twitter in favour of platforms that are currently more aligned with our values. Find us on Mastodon, BlueSky or soon on LinkedIn. FAIRagro is dedicated to the core values of Open Science. We value diversity – not only in the data we care about, but also in the conversations we…

  • Interesting new jobs with FAIRagro

    Within the framework of research projects, the Thünen Institute develops scientifically substantiated for policy makers and conducts interdisciplinary research with the aim of the sustainable further development of agriculture, forestry, timber and fisheries.As part of the FAIRagro joint project, Thünen Institute is looking for a temporary position from 01.03.2024 until 29.02.2028 (48 months) at the…

  • Prof. Dr. Frank Ewert and the FAIRagro Secretariat at the turn of the year

    Dear colleagues in FAIRagro, dear friends, 2023 was an intensive year for FAIRagro: our consortium started the project phase in March – and since then we have all been working to achieve our goals and bring the agrosystems research community together and move it forward. A lot has happened since the start of the project:…

  • Do you speak legal?

    Legal language: why it is peculiar but necessary “Implied”, “principle of proportionality”, “level of creation”, “scope of protection”. Vocabulary that is juggled in legal fact sheets and lectures like a performer in a circus and that can quickly make a conversation drift into incomprehensibility for legal laymen. And yet they are necessary. Admittedly, some more…

  • Workshop: Managing your (research) data – with a focus on land use, environment and geodata

    Share your needs & challenges and get tips & tools along the data life cycle Date: 13.02.2024 14:00-15:30 (1 ½ h), Location: Uni Potsdam, Obere Mensa am Neuen Palais Responsible FAIRagro: Anne Sennhenn, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB); Marcus Schmidt, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) Managing, finding, sharing, reusing, ……

  • Training: Maximizing the Potential of Agricultural Research Data

    A Guide to Crafting an Effective Data Management Plan – February 15th, 2024 9.00a.m. to 1.00 p.m. – online Educators: de.NBI: Helena Schnitzer, Daniel Wibberg (CAU) | FAIRagro: Sophie Boße (ZB MED), Elena Rey Mazón (IPK), Wahib Sahwan (ZALF) Have you ever wondered what research data management is all about? Why is it so important?…

  • “FAIRagro is intended to create an open infrastructure for data from agrosystems research.”

    Dr. Ulrike Stahl heads the Research Data Management working group at the Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), one of 29 scientific institutions participating in the FAIRagro consortium. At FAIRagro, she is the lead of Task Area 2 “Community Involvement and Networking”, one of a total of five Task areas. In the interview in the current JKI…