The Leiden University Data Management Network enjoyed a safari tour around the data hackathons that have recently either taken place at Leiden, or involved people from Leiden. After clarifying what hackathons really are, and how everyone benefits, we brainstormed some ideas for future hackathons.
We explored two different ways of opening up research at an early stage: preprints and pre-registration. How to go about making your research or research plans publicly available at an early stage, and what can you expect to happen after you have done so?
Mediating Islam in the Digital Age is a project-based network that examines the impact of digital technologies on the practice and the study of Islam. The work that the Centre for Digital Scholarship carried out in MIDA gave us a better understanding of the fundamentals of Machine Learning.
In the 2021 Open Access Week, we would like to talk about peer review and maintaining high quality when publishing OA: we want to offer you some help to understand the problem with predatory journals, identify these journals in your own field, and avoid submitting your research to them.
A three-point FAIRification framework was developed during the pandemic to pilot different ways of making COVID-19 data FAIR. Representatives from three cutting edge projects came to discuss with the Data Management Network the success of these, and the opportunities for new activities at Leiden.