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  • 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…

  • 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?…

  • Successful FAIRagro Workshop: Data Quality for Data Analytics in Agrosystem Science

    A successful 2-day workshop in Bonn ended yesterday. The focus was on data quality for data analysis and FAIR data management in agricultural systems research, with insightful contributions from participants from the FAIRagro consortium and external researchers. Exciting presentations, open discussions and dynamic breakout sessions made the event a memorable one! What it was about:…

  • “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…

  • First physical meeting of TA3 in Darmstadt

    The KTBL organized the first physical FAIRagro TA3 meeting in Darmstadt. Members of the six measures presented the status quo on the topics of standards,metadata concept development, possible ontology integration, interoperability,tools for ensuring data quality and dealing with legal aspectswere presented. The focus was on networking with one another, theorganization of upcoming milestones and workshops,…

  • FAIRagro retreat at IPK Gatersleben – a succesful experience

    The Infrastructure Services Task Area (TA4) invited to a retreat at the Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) in Gatersleben from 6.11. to 7.11.2023. The retreat format was tailored with a focus on building a team with plenty of space for social activities and discussions. To this end, 18 FAIR research data…

  • Interesting new FAIRagro job at FZ Jülich

    Are you interested in a PhD position to contribute to the success of FAIRagro or do you know someone who would be interested in this challenge? Our co-applicant FZ Jülich offers: PhD Position – FAIR Data for Field Phenotyping – Developing a Data Model for Diverse Field Phenotyping Data. More information can be found directly…

  • A Festival for data – FAIRagro at the International Data Week in Salzburg

    From October 23 to 26, 2023, the “International Data Week” (IDW) took place in Salzburg at the Salzburg Congress – we from FAIRagro were there. A global community of data science and data management experts, researchers from all fields, data, interoperability and informatics experts, industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy makers gathered in Salzburg between October…

  • FAIRagro at the 2nd BioHackathon Germany

    After last year’s great success, the 2nd BioHackathon Germany, organized by the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI), will take place in Bielefeld from December 11-15, 2023. Among the 11 selected projects from the fields of bioinformatics, life sciences and data management, the project “Increasing FAIRness in agrosystem sciences and plant phenomics” is also an…

  • DSSC has published fact sheets on the types of date used in FAIRagro

    New! Our FAIRagro DSSC has published fact sheets on the types of data used in FAIRagro in the life sciences repository “Publisso”. The fact sheets introduce data types and provide an overview about typically used data in the agrosystem research community. For soil data, field data in general, genetic data (“omics data”), phenotyping data, field…