Monthly Archives: September 2015

Reproducible and Citable Data and Models Workshop

Last week the FAIRDOM team were in the beautiful seaside town of Warnemünde, Germany, holding their first Reproducible and Citable Data and Models Workshop. The workshop ran for 3 days from September 14th-16th, and was supported by EraSysAPP. It featured: talks from field experts in reproducible and citable data and models, introducing the participants to the state-of-the-art; hands-on sessions for how to structure, store, snapshot, and publish data and models to Zenodo and ORCiD; what Research Objects and Combine Archives are and how to create them; how to use software such as SEEK to improve the reproducibilty of published models.

We had participants from UK, Germany, Norway and Italy, with both academia and industry represented. The atmosphere was relaxed and productive, with participants citing it as highly useful for their research.

You can access the experts talks which established the state-of-the-art for participants:

Jo McEntyre (EMBL-EBI, UK), Citing data in research articles: principles, implementation, challenges – and the benefits of changing our ways.

Tom Ingraham (F1000, UK), F1000 Research: publishing data and code openly.

Carole Goble (Director of FAIRDOM, University of Manchester), Reproducible and citable data and models; Licensing, citation and sustainability.

Mihai Glont (EMBL-EBI, UK), Capturing the context: one small(ish) step for modellers, one giant leap for mankind.

Paolo Manghi (CRS, Italy), Enabling better science: results and vision of the OpenAIRE infrastructure and RDA Data Publishing.

Dagmar Waltemath (University of Rostock), Reproducibility of model-based results: standards, infrastructure, and recognition.

Jacky Snoep (Stellenbosch University, South Africa), Reproducible model construction, validation, and simulation. (to be provided shortly).

Wolfgang Müller (HITS), Making your data good enough for sharing.

The tutors were:

Finn Bacall (University of Manchester)

Martin Golebiewski (Hits gGMBH)

Natalie Stanford (University of Manchester)

Stuart Owen (Univesrity of Manchester)

Martin Scharm (University of Rostock)

Martin Peters (University of Rostock)

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Picture credit to TMZ, University of Rostock.