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Landscape of the RSCL

A running list of and places and people that work in research software at Leiden

Published onSep 28, 2022
Landscape of the RSCL

The sites and people that are interested in research software at Leiden:

Leiden Centre for Digital Humanities
LUCDH promotes the informed and critical uses of digital technology and computational approaches in art, literature, history, area studies, linguistics, philosophy, religion, and other disciplines of the humanities.

Centre for Digital Scholarship
Enabling Open Science at Leiden University, the Centre for Digital Scholarship holds expertise in research software, data management & the use of digital data, open access publishing, and copyright.

The LIACS Software lab
A lab with a mission to support the development, distribution, and maintenance of our research software. Managed by Joost Visser.

A group of scholars in the CADS Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences, working on issues related to the digitalization of culture, society, and scholarship.

CWTS — Centre for Science and Technology Studies
CWTS studies scientific research and its connections to technology, innovation, and society. Our research, bibliometric and scientometric tools, and evaluation expertise provide a solid basis for supporting research assessment and strategic decision making and for developing science policy.

Peter Verhaar
Digital Scholarship Librarian & University Lecturer
Centre for Digital Scholarship
Centre for Arts and Society

Peter Verhaar works as an Assistant Professor at the Leiden University Centre for Arts and Society. He teaches courses for the MA Book and Digital Media Studies and the BA minor Boek, Boekhandel en Uitgeverij. His research is mostly in the field of Computational Literary Studies. Next to his position as a lecturer and researcher, he also works at Leiden University’s Centre for Digital Scholarship, where he offers advice on various aspects of digital scholarship, including open science, data science and research data management.

Dan RudmannCommunity Mananger
Digital Scholarship Library
Centre for Digital Scholarship, UB Leiden

Dan joined Leiden University in July of 2022 as the first Digital Scholarship Librarian focused on research software. He is currently working to establish the Research Software Community and help generate software management practices and procedures. Prior to Leiden, Dan was part of the COPIM Project, developing infrastructure for open access publishing. Dan holds a PhD in religion, literature, and translation.

Ben Companjen
Research Software and Data Engineer / Digital Scholarship Librarian
Centre for Digital Scholarship, UB Leiden

Ben has worked on infrastructure projects for research and research data since graduating with a Master’s in computer science in 2013. At the CDS he supports researchers with digital scholarship questions, by finding useful applications, or by (helping to) create new programmes in collaboration with researchers. He teaches programming and OpenRefine and advises on various other topics relating to digital scholarship and open science.

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