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Dutch Data Prize "Together We Share" awarded on 18 November 2020 in online event

On the 18th of November, 10-12 AM CET, the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded to a researcher or research group who makes extra contributions to science by making research data available for additional research. In order to win this prize, researchers can nominate themselves or another researcher or research group.

Prior to the award ceremony, Research Data Netherlands is organising an online event with partners. The programme consists of parallel sessions on the theme of "Together We Share".

Prof. ir. Karel Luyben will deliver the keynote about the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) at 10.15 AM.

The parallel sessions start at 11.00 AM:

  • Share 2 Have Impact: How Libraries Help Share Research Data by UKB working group on Research Data: Fieke Schoots from Leiden University), Annemiek van der Kuil from Utrecht University and Madeleine de Smaele from TU Delft
  • Trust is Not Enough by Jacquelijn Ringersma, Coordinator Data Management, Wageningen University & Research and LCRDM advisory group member
  • FAIR-Aware: From depositing to discovering data? by Kathleen Gregory, Researcher, PhD candidate (DANS)
  • Data Stewards and Discipline-Specific Communities  by Yan Wang, TU Delft Data Steward Coordinator and Connie Clare, community manager 4TU.ResearchData, TU Delft Library
  • SURF Data Exchange: Managing the who, what, how, why, when and where of data access  by Hylke Koers, Head of Data Management, SURF & Freek Dijkstra, Project leader SURF Data Exchange, SURF

The award ceremony of the Research Data Netherlands Data Prize 2020 is scheduled at 11.45 AM.

The Data Award is awarded in three categories:

  • Humanities and social sciences
  • Exact and technical sciences
  • Medical and life sciences

Under the direction of Prof. ir. Karel Luyben the members of the jury for the Dutch Data Prize 2020 are:

In the category 'Humanities and social sciences':

  • Prof. dr. Rens van de Schoot, Professor of Statistics for Small Data Sets at Utrecht University
  • Dr. Anne-Marie Slotboom, Associate Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at VU, Free University Amsterdam

In the category 'Exact and technical sciences':

  • Prof. dr. Arjen Doelman, Professor of Applied Analysis at Leiden University
  • Prof dr. ir. Margot Weijnen, Scientific Director Next Generation Infrastructures; Professor Process and Energy Systems Engineering at Delft University of Technology; Chair Domain Board NWO-TTW

In the category 'Medical and life sciences':

  • Prof. dr. ir. Ilja Arts, Professor of Molecular Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases
  • Dr. ir. E.E. van Loon, Assistant Professor Statistical Ecology at University of Amsterdam

The winners of the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded 5000 euro to make their dataset more accessible, for example by organizing a symposium or making data available online, and a sculpture. This year, three incentive prizes will also be awarded.

The Dutch Data Prize 2020 is offered to you by 4TU.Centre for Research Data, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), DTL, Netwerk Digitaal Erfgoed (Network Digital Heritage), Netherlands eScience Center, Landelijk Coördinatiepunt (National Coordination Point) Research Data Management (LCRDM), Open AIRE, SURFsara and the Research Data Working Group of partnership between the university libraries and Koninklijk Bibliotheek (Royal Library).

If you want to attend the event, you can register online.