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Elections for the euroCRIS Board 2023-2014

Sun, 04/12/2022 - 21:34 -- euroCRIS Secret...

The process for electing the euroCRIS Board members for the new 2-year term (2023/24) will be held in December. Three current Board members will be stepping down at the end of this term – Ed Simons (Radboud University, Netherlands), Eiken Friedrichsen (U Kiel, Germany) and Miguel Ángel Sicilia (U Alcala, Spain). Any new candidacies may be submitted to eurocris [at] eurocris.org until midnight on Thu Dec 14th. The online voting process is expected to kick-off on Fri Dec 15th and the voting system will remain open for euroCRIS members to cast ther vote until the end of the year.

Introducing the National/Regional Research Portals Working Group

Sat, 26/11/2022 - 12:03 -- euroCRIS Secret...

A joint blog post by the RIS Synergy project team in Austria and euroCRIS has been published on Nov 25th announcing the forthcoming launch of the National/Regional Research Portals Working Group during the euroCRIS Autumn 2022 Strategic Membership Meeting in Nijmegen. This new WG, to be jointly managed by the RIS Synergy team and euroCRIS, will bring together representatives from various national and regional CRIS in Europe and beyond to collaboratively discuss the workflows associated with these platforms.

Webinar for Spanish University Libraries on CRIS systems and their interoperability

Tue, 22/11/2022 - 11:53 -- euroCRIS Secret...

A new euroCRIS webinar devoted to the Hércules project aimed to build a national CRIS in Spain will be held at 11am CET on Wed Nov 23rd. The session will be moderated by euroCRIS Board member Miguel Ángel Sicilia, will be conducted in Spanish language and will be specifically addressed to research libraries in Spain. The objective of the session – which will feature short presentations by Hércules project team members Reyes Hernández-Mora and José Tomás Palma – is to discuss system interoperability and information exchange mechanisms between the new national CRIS and the already existing institutional research portals at many Spanish universities.

CEPAL webinar on euroCRIS on Thu Nov 24th

Tue, 15/11/2022 - 14:02 -- euroCRIS Secret...

Registration is already open for the Nov 24th webinar "euroCRIS: Infrastructure for Research Information Management and Open Science in Europe (and beyond)" to be hosted by CEPAL in Chile within their series of events on Open Science. euroCRIS President Sadia Vancauwenberg and Technical Secretary Pablo de Castro will jointly present this update on the activities of euroCRIS and the role of CERIF and CRIS systems in the implementation of Open Science.

Knowledge Graphs: euroCRIS at EOSC Symposium 2022

Wed, 09/11/2022 - 14:11 -- euroCRIS Secret...

The EOSC Symposium 2022 will be held Nov 14-17 in Prague and euroCRIS will be represented in the event programme. Jan Dvořák, euroCRIS Board member and lead for the CERIF and CRIS Architectures Task Group will present the CERIF Graph within the "Supporting Open Science - A Knowledge Graph Research Infrastructure" session on Monday (Nov 14) afternoon.

Event website available for the Nijmegen Strategic Membership Meeting

Sat, 05/11/2022 - 01:07 -- euroCRIS Secret...

The event website for the Autumn 2022 Strategic Membership meeting in Nijmegen is now live. The event programme on the website is still preliminary and will be finalised in the coming days. The #SMM2022Nijmegen will be held at the Van der Valk Hotel Nijmegen-Lent, for which there is a discount code on the SMM2022 website, but attendees may choose their preferred accommodation.

CRIS2022 papers enter production

Mon, 31/10/2022 - 09:15 -- euroCRIS Secret...

A message received on Oct 27 by some corresponding authors for the CRIS2022 papers to be published in the special issue of Procedia Computer Science for the CRIS2022 conference proceedings states they have already entered production. These messages include a request to fill in the Rights & Access form the publisher requires for the process to move on. In these forms there is an option to select a CC BY 4.0 licence that authors are encouraged to choose.

euroCRIS paper wins Best Paper Award at KMIS2022 conference

Fri, 28/10/2022 - 19:12 -- euroCRIS Secret...

The paper "Putting FAIR principles in the context of research information: FAIRness for CRIS and CRIS for FAIRness" co-authored by Joachim Schöpfel, University of Lille and euroCRIS Board member, has been awarded the best paper prize at the 14th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Systems (KMIS2022) held Oct 24-26 in Valletta, Malta.