15 Mar 2018 Amsterdam - This year, for the fifth time, the Dutch Data Prize will be awarded for a scientist or research group that has made an extraordinary contribution to science by making research data available for additional or new research. Researchers can nominate themselves, another researcher or a research group. The deadline for nominations is July 1st. The award ceremony will be held at the end of 2018.
In 2018 the Data Prize will be awarded in three categories: 1) humanities and social sciences, 2) exact and technical sciences and 3) medical and life sciences.
The winners receive a sculpture and 5,000 euro to make their data set (more) accessible, for instance by organising a symposium or disclosing the data online.
The nomination form is available at the Research Data Netherlands website.