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Open Source Law, Policy and Practice, book launch
Open Source Law, Policy and Practice, book launchOctober 31, 2022 5:03 pm31 October 2022 Open Source Software has seen mass adoption in the last decade to potentially form the majority of software today. It is realised through legal instruments, private law agreements, licences, governance, and community norms all of which lead to the sharing of Intellectual Property andRead More
MARLIN Project
MARLIN ProjectJuly 29, 2022 7:14 amFunded in 2022 – The Vietsch Foundation announces a new grant to fund the MARLIN project, to support “Reliable user identification to grant access to local resources as well as secure remote access to scientific content”. The project was relayed to the Vietsch Foundation by GÉANT through its Read More
eduDNS project delivered and in operation
eduDNS project delivered and in operationJuly 28, 2022 5:18 pmThe eduDNS project ended succesfully in July 2022, we are happy to publish this final news item with permission from the project partners.    eduDNS – Final report In the eduDNS project, a Dynamic DNS service for academic users has been developed, deployed and delivered in full operation. ThRead More
Medal Award 2022
Medal Award 2022June 14, 2022 11:35 amThe Vietsch Foundation awards the 2022 Medal of Honour to Natalia Manola. The recipient of the 2022 medal of honour of the Vietsch Foundation is Natalia Manola, Chief Executive Officer of OpenAIRE. The medal is awarded annually to people who have made a contribution of lasting value to the research Read More
Vietsch Foundation and GÉANT project to support Ukrainian Research and Education Network
Vietsch Foundation and GÉANT project to support Ukrainian Research and Education NetworkMay 11, 2022 3:41 pmFunded in 2022 – The Vietsch Foundation and the GÉANT Association have started a project to support URAN, the research and education network of Ukraine and a member of GÉANT. As the war in Ukraine goes on URAN will need our support and help more than ever, not just to survive but to stay as Read More
eduDNS Project
eduDNS ProjectJanuary 20, 2022 6:40 pmFunded in 2022 – The Vietsch Foundation announces a new grant to fund the project eduDNS, a Dynamic DNS service for Academia, eduDNS was relayed to the Vietsch Foundation by GÉANT through its Innovation Programme. Nowadays, more and more services are dynamically deployed in Cloud environments. UsRead More
AALD Project
AALD ProjectOctober 6, 2021 11:27 amFunded in 2021 – The Vietsch Foundation announces a new project grant on Academic Achievement and Learning Diaries (AALD). Epistemic cognition, like the justification of knowledge, is a growing theme in learning analytics. It is highly topical in the era of MOOCs and conflicting resources of kRead More
Public version of the Science Checker website released
Public version of the Science Checker website releasedJuly 10, 2021 10:41 amThe science-checker.opscidia.com is now publicly available. Funded in 2020/21 – The Science Checker project built a free to access search engine, developing a novel approach that verifies scientific claims by means of analysing the pertinent and available scientific literature. In the words ofRead More
Medal Award 2021
Medal Award 2021June 22, 2021 2:41 pmThe Vietsch Foundation awards the 2021 Medal of Honour to Laurel Haak. Laurel L. Haak, Founding Executive Director of ORCID, is the recipient of the 2021 medal of honour of the Vietsch Foundation. The medal is awarded annually to people who have made a contribution of lasting value to the research aRead More
Targeted Online – A publication on how AdTech works
Targeted Online – A publication on how AdTech worksMarch 18, 2021 5:24 pm  Funded in 2020 – The Vietsch Foundation funded the publication of “Targeted Online”, a handbok by the European Digital Rights (EDRi), an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe. The web has become a place where visiting a webpage triggers many Read More