Qualitative Data Archive at the 9th Transdisciplinary Symposium of Qualitative Research

During the 9th Transdisciplinary Symposium of Qualitative Research (June 8-9, 2021), members of the QDA team presented two papers:

  • Spotkania po latach: powroty do danych i uczestników badań jakościowych. Kilka metodologicznych wyzwań i prób sprostania im [Meetings after Years: Revisiting Data and Participants in Qualitative Research. Several Methodological Challenges and Attempts to Address them] – Magdalena Bielińska, Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek
    Abstract in Polish
  • Udostępnianie danych z badań jakościowych – możliwości, szanse i wyzwania [Sharing Qualitative Research Data – Opportunities, Chances, and Challenges] – Danuta Życzyńska-Ciołek, Magdalena Bielińska, Piotr Filipkowski
    Abstract in Polish

Webinar: Research Data in the Social Sciences. Presentation of the Social Data Repository

On May 31, 2021, the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies (University of Warsaw), and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (University of Warsaw) organized an online webinar ‘Research Data in the Social Sciences. Presentation of the Social Data Repository.’

The full program of the event (in Polish) can be found here.

The webinar was part of the project ‘Domain Repositories of Open Research Data,’ carried out by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling UW in  partnership with the Robert Zajonc Institute for Social Studies (University of Warsaw), the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. The project is funded by a grant from the Operational Program Digital Poland (POPC), Axis II E-government and open government, Sub-activity 2.3.1 Digital access to public sector information from administrative sources and resources of science. Total amount of the grant is PLN 4,998,889.

IV Pomeranian Open Science Conference

The 4th edition of Pomeranian Open Science Conference was held online on April 14-16, 2021.

The Conference programme included the following topics:

  • Organizational and legal aspects of research data dissemination
  • Tools and repositories for research data
  • Professionalizing data stewardship
  • Research data sharing across scientific disciplines
  • Projects and initiatives enabling research data sharing

During the Conference, Dr. Wojciech Fenrich (University of Warsaw) presented the project „Disciplinary Repositories for Open Data.” The result of the project is, among others, launching Social Data Repository – the platform through which the data collections of our Archive are currently available.

CESSDA Data Day 2021

On March 18, 2021, the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives, CESSDA ERIC (cessda.eu), together with the Polish Social Data Archive (PADS) and the Qualitative Data Archive at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ADJ) organised an online event titled ‘CESSDA Data Day 2021’.

CESSDA brings together social science data archives across Europe, with the aim of promoting the results of social science research and supporting national and international research and cooperation. Currently, 22 European countries are members of CESSDA ERIC, while 13 countries, including Poland, have partner status. PADS and ADJ actively support the idea of Poland joining CESSDA in order to make the empirical achievements of Polish social sciences more widely available and to promote them internationally.

More information on the CESSDA Data Day 2021: http://www.ads.org.pl/cessda-data-day-2021/.