The Dutch Data Prize: Together We Share

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The Dutch Data Prize: Together We Share
18 Nov 2020 UTC

The Dutch Data Prize: Together We Share

18 Nov 2020

On the 18th of November, the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded to a researcher or research group who makes extra contributions to science by making research data available for (additional) research. In order to win this prize, researchers can nominate themselves or another researcher or research group.

Prior to the award ceremony, RDNL is organising an online event with partners. The program is now available below with new parallel sessions on the theme of Together We Share being regularly added to the breakout session line up in the coming weeks.



10:00          Start, welcome, housekeeping announcements

10:05          Welcome by RDNL

10:15          Keynote about EOSC by prof. ir. Karel Luyben

10:45          Break

11:00         Parallel sessions (this list will be regularly expanded and updated with new sessions in the coming weeks.)

  • Share 2 Have Impact: How Libraries Help Share Research Data | UKB working group on Research Data: Fieke Schoots (ULeiden), Annemiek van der Kuil (UU) and Madeleine de Smaele (TU Delft)
  • Trust is Not Enough | Jacquelijn Ringersma, Coordinator Data Management, Wageningen University & Research and LCRDM advisory group member
  • FAIR-Aware: From depositing to discovering data? | Kathleen Gregory, Researcher, PhD candidate (DANS)
  • Data Stewards and Discipline-Specific Communities  | Yan Wang, TU Delft Data Steward Coordinator en Connie Clare, community manager 4TU.ResearchData, TU Delft Library
  • SURF Data Exchange: Managing the who, what, how, why, when and where of data access l Hylke Koers, Head of Data Management, SURF & Freek Dijkstra, Project leader SURF Data Exchange, SURF
  • What do OpenAIRE and EOSC-Hub have to offer? Training and DMP developments in a European context l Cees Hof, Project acquisition officer / Trainer data management (DANS) and Elly Dijk,Senior Policy Advisor (DANS)
  • Community toolbox for reproducible data analysis l Mateusz Kuzak, Community Manager, the Netherlands eScience Center

11:30          Break

11:45          Award ceremony RDNL Data Prize 2020

12:00          Closing

The Data Award is awarded in three categories. Curious about which datasets could be the winner? This links show the datasets per category: 

The winners of the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded € 5,000 to make their dataset more accessible (for example by organizing a symposium or making data available online) and a sculpture. This year, 3 incentive prizes will also be awarded.


If you want to attend the event, please register online


Under the direction of Prof. ir. Karel Luyben the members of the jury for the Dutch Data Prize 2020 are: 

In the category 'Humanities and social sciences':

In the category 'Exact and technical sciences':

  • Prof. dr. Arjen Doelman (Professor of Applied Analysis at Leiden University)
  • Prof dr. ir. Margot Weijnen (Scientific Director Next Generation Infrastructures; Professor Process and Energy Systems Engineering at Delft University of Technology; Chair Domain Board NWO-TTW) 

In the category 'Medical and life sciences':


The Dutch Data Prize 2020 is offered to you by 4TU. Centre for Research DataDANSDTLNetwerk Digitaal ErfgoedNetherlands eScience CenterLandelijk Coördinatiepunt Research Data Management (LCRDM), Open AIRESURFsara and the Research Data Working Group of partnership between the university libraries and Koninklijk Bibliotheek.

Find out more.