Feasibility study for the construction of a National Research Network and its contribution in the development and exploitation of the European Research Infrastructure (CESSDA RI)
The objective of this project is to study and appraise the possibility and feasibility as well as the prerequisites for the country’s participation in the upgrading of the Research Infrastructure of the Council of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA). The subject of this project is the elaboration of a feasibility study, as well as the development of a strategy for the redesign and utilization of the European Infrastructure at the national level. The feasibility study includes the design of a National Documentation System for Social Sciences that is constituted by a central node and local nodes of the 7 partners (Universities of Crete, Thrace, Aegean, Peloponnese, Panteion and EKPA as well National Centre for Social Research, EKKE). The data provided by the local nodes to the Greek Central Node will be quantitative surveys, aggregate quantitative data or tabular data, qualitative data and even secondary data and indicators. In addition, the feasibility study of the Greek Research Infrastructure comprises of a study on the institutional framework for its operation, as well as a cost analysis study.