Dr. Sebastian Netscher has worked in the Data Services for the Social Sciences department since 2009, initially for the cross-national Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES). Later, he designed and led workshops on different aspects of research data management for CESSDA. From 2019 to 2021, he developed a Standardised Data Management Plan for Education Research (Stamp) to support researchers in education science with their data management. His research interests in research data management are mainly in the areas of Open Sciences and FAIR Data Principles, data protection and copyright, and data management expenses.
Dr. Anja Perry has been working in the Data Services for the Social Sciences department since 2016. Before that, she gained experience in handling research data in various projects and while working for the Federal Statistical Office. Since 2020, she has been leading an RDM competence development measure in the NFDI consortium KonsortSWD. From 2019 to 2021, she led the Training Group for the DDI metadata standard. Her research interests are research data management, data sharing, data discoverability and data protection.
Oliver Watteler has worked for the Data Services for the Social Sciences department since 1999. He has been responsible for data collection since 2006 and helped set up the new Data Services system from 2015 to 2018. His main area of work is research data management with a strong focus on legal issues, especially data protection. He has a Master's degree in history, political science and philosophy. His research interests include data sharing and data protection in human subjects research.
Dr. Kathrin Behrens has been working in the Data Services for the Social Sciences department since 2021. She is responsible for the conception of competence development measures in RDM within the NFDI consortium KonsortSWD. She is significantly involved in the creation of the RDM knowledge platform RDMCompas and is responsible for the strategic and conceptual development of a certification course for data curators. Her research interests are RDM professionalisation and RDM competence development.
Dr. Marcus Eisentraut has been working in the Data Services for the Social Sciences department since 2015 and is mainly responsible for the organisation, conception and implementation of workshops and lectures on the topic of research data management for the educational sciences. He also works in the federated infrastructures "German Network of Educational Research Data" (VerbundFDB) and the "Data Portal for Research on Racism and Right-Wing Extremism" (DP-R|EX). He researches values and ideological attitudes, as well as prejudices against minorities.