Training: Open Science Discovery for PhD researchers 2022 (KU Leuven)

This event is only open to KU Leuven researchers and staff. When? 24 October 2022, 1 pm – 4 pm Where? Promotiezaal (Universiteitshal, Naamsestraat 22) and online via MS Teams (link will be shared prior to the event) For whom? Training targeted at PhD researchers, but other researchers and support staff are welcome No fees, but registration is mandatory This training is an opportunity to learn from other researchers at KU Leuven how they implement Open Science principles. The focus will be on…

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Workshop: Getting Started with Zotero for PhD Research

Sources here; sources there; sources everywhere! Do you need help finding a better system to organize your reference materials for your Phd project? You are in luck! The Artes Research team in collaboration with research support from the Faculty of Law will offer a workshop to help PhD researchers get started with the reference management software Zotero. What can you expect? The session will start with an introduction to the basic functionalities of Zotero including the various ways to add…

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Online Summer School for Literary Studies and Digital Humanities: 20-23 June 2022

The second edition of the Online Summer School for Literary Studies and Digital Humanities organized by Universiteit Leiden, KU Leuven, UR «Transitions» ULiège, LUCAS Center for Arts in Society, and LUCDH will take place from 20-23 June 2022. Are passionate about literature and have your own research project, corpus, or dataset and you want to experiment with the newest possibilities offered within digital humanities research? If you don’t know where to begin, this summer school will help you visualize your…

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Research Data Management Training – KU Leuven Research Coordination Office

On Tuesday 19 April 2022 (15h-17h CEST), the KU Leuven Research Coordination Office (DOC) will be offering a training on incorporating FAIR data principles into a data management plan (DMP). The FAIR data principles outline key practices related to data management, which ensure that research data and outputs are Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable. This training is useful for all researchers, but particularly for those who are carrying out a research project funded by the European Commission (Horizon Europe, MSCA,…

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KU Leuven Faculty of Arts AI and DH Training Sessions

The KU Leuven Faculty of Arts is organizing training sessions on artificial intelligence and digital humanities. This series of trainings is designed for KU Leuven researchers and MA students who would like to learn more about AI and DH and their possible applications in research. No AI or DH knowledge is required to participate in the sessions. The first three trainings in the series focus on specific AI or DH topics and approaches, but the final workshop session will be in…

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Training Opportunity: Two-Day Workshop with the Portable Light Dome System  

On 13-14 December 2021, VIEW, the KU Leuven Core Facility for Heritage Science and Digitisation Technologies, will be organizing a two-day workshop with the Portable Light Dome system.   The Portable Light Dome system is a dome-shaped structure allowing the automated capture of objects from a fixed position with varying light angles. In total, 228 captures are made in five different spectra: IR, red, green, blue and UV. After processing, interactive visualization of the topography is possible with the five individual spectra or a combination of three (RGB or false color)….

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Event: Getting started with Linked Open Data

What: An online study day about getting started with linked open data for cultural heritage. By: KBR (the Royal Library of Belgium) When: September 17, 2021 Open to: Anyone, free admission Details: Want to get started with Linked Open Data for cultural heritage? Find out how to open up your collections or share your research. This online study day will help you start making the transition from siloed databases to Linked Open Data. The morning presentations will highlight numerous benefits and potential uses of Linked…

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Event: Integrating Citizen Science at Universities: From ‘What’ to ‘How’

On 2 and 4 June, LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries) will organize a Citizen Science workshop at KU Leuven. The workshop will be of a highly participatory nature, with participants required to work in small groups during their own time. The first session will take place on the 2nd of June from 10.00-11.30 (CEST), followed by a second session on the 4th of June from 14.00-15.30 (CEST). Important to note: once registered, you are required to…

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Event: CLARIN Café on the Rights of Data Subjects in Language Resources

Do you work with language resources that contain information about living people? You may be working with “personal data” according to the (relatively) new General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. This free event on March 30 can help you find out more about your legal obligations: The CLARIN Café will be devoted specifically to the rights of data subjects in the GDPR, and it will provide answers to the following questions, among others: What are the rights granted to data…

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Event: Introduction to Tropy: a Digital Tool for Organizing Archival Research Photos • European University Institute

Looking for a simple but powerful tool to organize images for your research? Tropy is a free and open source program that is very much worth considering. You can attend a free webinar on Tropy on February 24: This webinar will offer an introduction to Tropy, a free desktop software that allows you to organize and describe photos of archival research material. Directed toward historians, social science researchers, and students, the session will cover the basics of getting started in Tropy, recording…

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