SSHOC consortium meeting and related workshop postponed

13 March 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, SSHOC has decided to move online the 3rd consortium meeting and the related workshop scheduled to take place on 24 and 25 March 2020 in Utrecht.

Enhancements to SSHOC Website Put Users First

11 March 2020

Comprehensive upgrades to the SSHOC website mean users now enjoy an improved navigation experience and access to increased functionality and more information.

ESFRI Cluster Position Papers on EOSC Implementation

04 March 2020

The ESFRI Cluster position papers delineate the views of EOSC-Life, ENVRI FAIR, ESCAPE, PaNOSC, and SSHOC on EOSC implementation and were assembled by the EOSCsecretariat project.

SSHOC Workshop: Caring for Sharing – Data Management and FAIRness of Migration Data

03 March 2020

The workshop will start with lessons learned from a workshop the UK Data Service (UKDS) ran in November 2019 on data sharing from migration research projects.  

CLARIN Hands-on Tutorial on Transcribing Interview Data: the first of a series of SSHOC webinars

25 February 2020

CLARIN ERIC is organising an online hands-on tutorial on transcribing interview data. The SSHOC webinar will take place on 3rd March and will be given by representatives from CLARIN centres: Henk van den Heuvel (CLARIN-K centre ACE at Radboud University, Nijmegen) and Christoph Draxler (BAS CLARIN-D centre at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich).

FAIR principles and user feedback on the SSH Open Marketplace

25 February 2020

CO-OPERAS and SSHOC share a similar task: supporting researchers in the social sciences and humanities to integrate their work and results according to the FAIR principles. To this end, SSHOC and CO-OPERAS organised a joint workshop revolving around FAIR principles for research data in the SSH on the one hand and the development of the SSH Open Marketplace on the other.

Vocabularies in SSH research practice: SSHOC launches a survey to discover and map them

12 February 2020

SSHOC is organising a survey, reaching out to all researchers in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), to discover which vocabularies are the most commonly used in SSH research practices, define a methodology to map them, and align as far as possible with the SSHOC Reference Ontology.

This research will result in an interesting and detailed analysis, to be released on December 31st 2020.

SSHOC Takes over @LIBEREurope Twitter account

11 February 2020

Join SSHOC on 18 February for a Twitter takeover! You can learn more about the project and ask questions as we take over the account of project partner LIBER Europe.

Analysis of Heritage Artefacts Becomes Multidisciplinary

22 January 2020

A new report from the SSHOC consortium documents the specifications for an online heritage artefact annotation service to be developed from the existing, reality-based, 3D Aïoli platform

SSHOC: Boosting User Reach and Relevance

17 January 2020

A new report from the SSHOC consortium highlights important roles for the SSH community in engaging potential users of the products and services being developed within the project. 
Entitled “Challenges user communities face when attempting to contribute to SSHOC”, the report analyses and describes the key obstacles to discovery and productive use of the SSH resources - which will also be incorporated into the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Amongst the remedies given prominence in the report are awareness creation, training, and the implementation of standards.