News

  • Workshop “Legal Status Quo”

    These were the topics on 10.4. and 11.4. in Frankfurt: Your institution runs a repository and you would like to know what legal issues, problems or obstacles may arise in data management and re-use?Are you the author of a scientific paper or a dataset and wondering whether and how you should or can license it?…

  • Copyright as the final boss

    Friend or foe for scientists? Our first Legal Workshop earlier this week was a full success! Since there have been lively discussions around the presented topics regarding the German copyright, I want to use this legal column again to dive into the deep sea of the German copyright law and the data licenses. German copyright:…

  • Exciting Job Offer: Postdoc at ZALF

    The Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) e. V. in Müncheberg is a member of the Leibniz Association. The Research Platform Data Analysis & Simulation is offering a 3.5-year postdoc position as part of FAIRagro. This position will support the development of RDM solutions for agroecosystem research from field to landscape and larger scales.…

  • Announcement: FAIRagro Use Case Call 2024

    We are happy to announce that we are currently preparing the 1st FAIRagro Use Case Call to expand our current 6 Use Cases. The preliminary schedule is as follows: We strongly encourage all interested parties to attend the FAIRagro Community Summit, taking place on 17 and 18 June in Berlin, to gain insights into the…

  • FAIRagro submissions for the EOSC Symposium 2024 – vote now!

    The EOSC Symposium 2024 (European Open Science Cloud) will take place in Berlin from 21-23 October. The event programme includes six one-hour sessions (“Unconference Sessions”). FAIRagro has submitted two session abstracts: Both submissions have made it into the top 16 and are open for voting until 26 April – the six sessions with the most…

  • 1st FAIRagro Community Summit

    One of FAIRagro’s most important concerns is direct communication and interaction with our community, which is spread across many disciplines, institutions and organizations. In this way, we understand the respective requirements for optimal research data management, address these and communicate our services, events and the opportunities to participate in FAIRagro. In order to bring the…

  • FAIRagro at the DAFA conference in Potsdam

    The DAFA Conference “Agricultural Research in Climate Change” took place in Potsdam from March 11 to 14, 2024. Over 550 participants exchanged ideas and information on the current state of science on key topics in the field of agriculture in climate change. In 90 poster presentations and over 100 lectures, it was shown which effects…

  • FAIRagro is looking for a Research Software Engineer

    As part of the FAIRagro project, the Thünen Institute offers an interesting position as Research Software Engineer. The Thünen Institute leads the Measure 4.4 Scientific Workflow Infrastructure (SciWIn) in the FAIRagro project which is part of the Task Area Infrastructure Services. The integration of data and processes plays an important role in the reproducibility and…

  • We love trust – but we prefer certainty of evidence

    Why I should put agreements around field experiments in writing. I am standing on a field with the farmer. The rain is pouring down, it’s freezing cold. I explained to him, what kind of measurements I want to collect in the soil of his field and why. I also explained, that the results will be…

  • Save the date: FAIRagro Plenary on 14.11.2024

    Following the successful plenary in 2023 in Berlin-Mitte, there will also be an event for all colleagues in the FAIRagro consortium in 2024: on Thursday, November 14, 2024 in Berlin. We are aiming for a core time of 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., and we would also like to organize a dinner again as well…

  • The DSSC is a “success story” within NFDI

    With the help of its consortia, the NFDI Association has compiled and published a collection of success stories. The success stories are intended to help make our work more tangible and give visitors a better idea. FAIRagro is involved with the Data Steward Service Center (DSSC) and the Helpdesk. Data Steward Service Center (DSSC) The…

  • FAIRagro at the Love Data Week in Potsdam

    The “Love Data Week” took place in Potsdam from the 12th to the 16th of February under the motto “My Kind of Data”. Numerous national and international organizations, including many of the consortia organized in the NFDI, offered exciting information events in various formats such as coffee lectures, training courses and podcasts – both online…