EOSC-NORDIC, FAIRsFAIR and SSHOC working paper open for public comments

06 July 2021

FAIR + Time: Preservation for a Designated Community

SSHOC Workshop Notes: Digitizing Museum Objects Using Basic Photogrammetry

28 June 2021

There is a wide range of imaging techniques that have high potential for their application to the study, conservation and management of cultural heritage. One of these techniques is photogrammetry, the science of extracting 3D geometric data from 2D photography. The accessibility of quality digital photo cameras, including those embedded in mobile phones, makes this an affordable geometry capture technique in growing demand.

EOSC Future Call for Evaluators

24 June 2021

After its official kick-off last week, EOSC Future is going into high gear with the launch of a call for external evaluators. This call is seeking experts to evaluate a series of diverse grants to be awarded by the Research Data Alliance (RDA) over the course of the EOSC Future project. Though the call will remain open for submissions until June 2023,  experts will be called on to evaluate grant applications as soon as October 2021.

The Multilingual Corpus of Survey Questionnaires (MCSQ): How Social Scientists can benefit from corpus linguistics

23 June 2021

A corpus is a searchable database of naturally occuring text sampled to be representative of a specific population of text. By naturally occurring, we mean text used in real life situations. In addition, a corpus may function as a repository, enabling the preservation of and access to data for posterity.

The ESFRI Clusters at RDA House of Commons Report Out Now!

21 June 2021


Debating commonalities and collaboration for thematic services, training and governance towards the European Open Science Cloud 

SSHOC Takes Over @CLARINERIC Twitter Account

21 June 2021

Between 10:00  and 13:00 on 21 June, SSHOC will take over the Twitter account of partner organisation CLARIN to promote the SSH Vocabulary Initiative, to be highlighted at the ICTeSSH2021 pre-conference conference workshop SSH Vocabulary Initiative - What users Want on June 28.

ESFRI Science Clusters Position Statement on Expectations and Long-Term Commitment in Open Science

07 June 2021

The Science Cluster (ENVRI-FAIREOSC-Life, ESCAPE, PANOSC and SSHOC) delivered a new position paper with a formal explanation of the urgent need of EC to support a longer-term role of the five Science Clusters to provide content to the EOSC, to enhance researchers’ involvement in Open Science and to suggest potential cooperative pathways in the Horizon-Europe framework and along with the EOSC Association roadmap.

SSHOC Workshop Notes: Citizen Science & Cultural Heritage. Planning for Success

24 May 2021

If you ever played with the idea of crowdsourcing your project, but you took a step back for the lack of information and practical guidelines, now is the time to read along.

New Report Published: SSHOC Speech-to-text Workshop – Linking Social Survey and Linguistic Infrastructures through speech interviews

10 May 2021

Idea of collaboration between research infrastructures and disciplines is central to EOSC. An example of such collaboration within the SSHOC project was showcased in the recent Speech-to-text workshop. It presented the ongoing work undertaken by a partnership of two social science infrastructures (European Values Study and Generations and Gender Programme), and a linguistic infrastructure (CLARIN).

Workshop notes: Code of Conduct for the Social Sciences and Humanities

12 April 2021

Written by Veronika Keck, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, edited by Irena Vipavc Brvar, Mathilde Steinsvåg Hansen, and Ina Nepstad