Cooperation Partners

  • GWDG - Gesellschaft für 
    wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung

    AG eScience

    Scientific Prerequisites for Building an Infrastructure for the Long-term Archiving of Research Data: "Archival Cultural Heritage Online" (ArCHO)

    The research cooperation between the research program “History of the Max Planck Society” (GMPG) based at the Max Planck Institiute for History of Science in Berlin and the Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung mbH Göttingen (GWDG) has the goal of creating the scientific concepts and requirements for building a sustainable infrastructure that enables the long-term archiving of research data

    Description of Partner Project (37.7 KB)

  • Dr. Philipp Wieder

    • Scientific & Technical Consultant

    • Philipp Wieder (PhD in Computer Science, TU Dortmund, 2013) is a specialist for research infrastructures and service design. He has distinct experience in distributed systems, IT service management, project management, and research-related services. Philipp Wieder is Deputy Head of GWDG and leading their eScience Group.

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  • Urs Schoepflin

    • Scientific Curator

    • Urs Schoepflin (diploma in sociology, Freie Universität Berlin, 1975) is a specialist for digital collections and of the digitization of cultural heritage. He has worked and published on digital libraries, open access, scholarly communication and scientometrics. Prior to his position in the framework of the cooperation GWDG-GMPG he was director of the Research Library of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science 1994-2015.

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  • Dr. Ulrich Schwardmann

    • Scientific & Technical Consultant

    • Ulrich Schwardmann is the deputy head of the Working Group „eScience“ at the Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Datenverarbeitung Göttingen (GWDG).

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  • Oliver Wannenwetsch (Schmitt), M.Sc.

    • Software Developer and Architect, Technical Consultant

    • Oliver Wannenwetsch studied Information Systems at the University of Münster. Since 2012, he has been working at GWDG, realizing projects in scientific data management for DFG Collaborative Research Centers at ScienceCampus Göttingen and supporting projects in the Digital Humanities across locations. His main focus lies on enterprise application integration, data integration and project management. In 2015, he was a member of the Göttingen eResearch Alliance.

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