SSHOC

Titel SSHOC - Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC)
Funded By European Commission - Horizon 2020 Framework Programme : H2020-INFRAEOSC-2018-2020, nr 823782: Implementing the European Open Science Cloud
Duration 1/1/2019 - 30/4/2022
Aim of the project The project aims to provide a full-fledged Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC) where data, tools, and training are available and accessible for users of SSH data. The focus of the project is determined by the goal to further the innovation of infrastructural support for digital scholarship, to stimulate multidisciplinary collaboration across the various subfields of SSH and beyond, and to increase the potential for societal impact. The intention is to create a European open cloud ecosystem for social sciences and humanities, consisting of an infrastructural and human component. Development, realisation and maintenance of user-friendly tools & services, covering all aspects of the full research data cycle will be built, taking into account human-centric approach and creating links between people, data, services and training. SSHOC will encourage secure environments for sharing and using sensitive and confidential data. Where relevant, the results of EOSC- hub H2020 project will be adopted. The SSHOC will contribute to the Open Science agenda and realising the EOSC. This project aligns with prescribed cluster activities in order to realise a SSH cloud that can fully encompass infrastructural support for the study of social and cultural phenomena. Moreover, the planned SSH Cloud is instrumental to Europe's multilingualism; data in Europe is often available in multiple languages thus making a strong incentive for comparative research of the societal and cultural phenomena that are reflected in language use. The SSH Cloud shall contribute to innovations stemming from the coupling of these heterogeneous data types - and work on the Interoperability principle of FAIR
Countries All EU Countries, and more
Lead Partner CESSDA AS, Bergen, Norway, www.cessda.net
Role of WageIndicator Foundation WageIndicator Foundation is involved in SSHOC because its databases (CBA database, WISCO database of occupations) are use cases in the areas of text mining, respectively database enrichment.
Partners CESSDA AS - Norway
  EUROPEAN SOCIAL SURVEY EUROPEAN RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE CONSORTIUM - UK
  EUROPEAN RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE CONSORTIUM FOR THE SURVEY OF HEALTH, AGEING AND RETIREMENT IN EUROPE - Germany
  CLARIN ERIC - The Netherlands
  DIGITAL RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES - France
  STICHTING LIBER - The Netherlands
  KONINKLIJKE NEDERLANDSE AKADEMIE VAN WETENSCHAPPEN - KNAW - The Netherlands
  STICHTING KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT BRABANT - The Netherlands
  TRUST-IT SERVICES LIMITED - UK
  SEMANTIC WEB COMPANY GMBH - Austria
  FONDATION NATIONALE DES SCIENCES POLITIQUES - France
  THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM - UK
  DEUTSCHES ARCHAOLOGISCHES INSTITUT - Germany
  CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS - France
  CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE - Italy
  UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON - UK
  FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS - Greece
  STICHTING CENTERDATA - The Netherlands
  WageIndicator Foundation - The Netherlands

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