Overview of the 2nd PaNOSC and ExPaNDS PaN EOSC Symposium

Nearly 120 IT professionals, scientists and managers from the Photon and Neutron (PaN) community attended the 2nd European PaN EOSC Symposium organised jointly by PaNOSC and ExPaNDS on 26th October 2021.  The first session focused on the grants’ main goals, challenges and achievements, with a joint presentation by projects’ coordinators Patrick Fuhrmann and Andy Götz. A showcase of a selection of use cases followed, relating … Continue reading Overview of the 2nd PaNOSC and ExPaNDS PaN EOSC Symposium

ExPaNDS FAIR workshops – 1st & 2nd October 2020

FAIR for facilities This first online workshop in a series of two aimed at instrument scientists and other facility staff provides an overview of FAIR – data that are findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable. We consider key questions related to the data facilities produce: What is FAIR? What’s the difference between FAIR and Open? What are the benefits of FAIR for the photon and neutron … Continue reading ExPaNDS FAIR workshops – 1st & 2nd October 2020

The benefits of Open Data

ExPaNDS, alongside the Photon and Neutron Open Science Cloud (PaNOSC) are European H2020 projects who are working towards the development of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). The Photon and Neutron Research Infrastructures (PaN RIs) containing free electron laser, synchrotron light and neutron sources are generating petabytes of research data each year and such vast amounts of data can be hard to share. Researchers around … Continue reading The benefits of Open Data