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Norwegian delegate to CLARIN ERIC GA

The Research Council of Norway has appointed Hege Høsøien (head of Research and Dissemination at the National Library of Norway) as Norway’s official delegate to the General Assembly of CLARIN ERIC.

CLARINO at the LingPhil Summer School in Sommarøy, 2016

sommeroy3 CLARINO was invited to teach at the annual LingPhil Summer School, which took place at Sommerøya outside of Tromsø, Norway, May 29 – June 4. Koenraad De Smedt and Gunn Inger Lyse lectured, and the ph.d. students were given the practical assignment of sketching a data management plan relevant for their own research.

Wanted: Director for User Involvement

CLARIN ERIC has an open position for its Director for User Involvement.

Forskere må dele data – oppslag i Forskerforum 10.05.2016

“Camilla Stoltenberg mener datadeling er så viktig at hun kan tenke seg en nasjonal dataplan, etter inspirasjon fra Nasjonal transportplan.
– Det er enormt viktig med datadeling. Det er helt avgjørende for at forskningen skal bli bedre, mer sannferdig, mer åpen, at vi skal ta den i bruk. Jeg ser på data og datadeling som veibygging. Det må til for at forskningen skal blomstre og utvikle seg videre.”
Les hele saken i Forskerforum her.

CLARIN 2015 Selected Papers published

The Selected Papers from the CLARIN 2015 Annual Conference have been published at Linköping University Electronic Press.

Oral history lives on

CLARIN-PLUS is organizing a Workshop on Exploring spoken word data in oral history archives. The event will take place in Oxford on April 18-19.

First CLARIN B Centre in Norway

The CLARINO Bergen Centre received its CLARIN B Centre certificate on Jan. 27, 2016. It is the first center in Norway that satisfies all technical criteria for full compatibility in CLARIN. The center provides a language resources repository as well as online services for treebanking (INESS), corpus exploration (Corpuscle) and metadata management (COMEDI).

DSA for Bergen repository

The CLARINO Bergen Repository, which is part of the CLARINO Bergen Centre, has been awarded the Data Seal of Approval (DSA).  Together with its other services at Bergen (INESS, Corpuscle and Comedi), the centre will now apply for CLARIN B-status.

General Assembly in Copenhagen

On 19 and 20 November 2015 the CLARIN ERIC General Assembly had its annual meeting in Copenhagen. CLARIN ERIC is growing quickly and currently has 17 members and one observer. Overall, the delegates agreed that the progress of CLARIN is impressive, and that it is in a good shape to meet the challenges of the coming years, when CLARIN according to the ESFRI roadmap leaves the construction phase and enters the utilisation phase. “We are not building one large factory, but rather a village”, said Steven Krauwer, until recently executive director of CLARIN.

Norwegian participation at CLARIN 2015

The CLARIN 2015 conference held in Wrocław, Poland, was attended by 135 participants. Authors working on CLARINO in Norway contributed to four of the presentations, which were well received.