Knowledge Organization Research Observatory (KO-RO) is a series of online presentations dedicated to research activities and projects in the knowledge organization domain. Events feature reports and presentations on recent and ongoing research projects that include, interact or affect the knowledge organization field. Research on the intersection of information science and computer, behavioural and social sciences as well as humanities will all be included.

Research Observatory takes place via Zoom, usually on the last Wednesday every month.

KO-RO events should be of interest to information science educators, students and researchers interested in knowledge organization topics.

In collaboration with other Chapters of ISKO, this series will strive towards international coverage. 

If you are involved in, or would like to propose, an interesting research project report related to knowledge organization - please email Research Observatory Co-ordinator Aida Slavic (vicechair[AT]iskouk.org).

Upcoming events

29 Sept 2021

RESEARCH FIELDS CLASSIFICATIONS: ESSENTIAL TOOLS IN REPORTING AND HARMONISING SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

Hanne Poelmans: The Flemish Research Discipline Standard: One Step Towards Harmonised Research Information in Flanders

Sophie Biesenbender: Developing a Classification for Interdisciplinary Research Fields for the German Science System

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27 Oct 2021

ADVANCEMENTS IN ENABLING THE FAIR PRINCIPLES AND SEMANTIC INTEROPERABILITY

Marcia Zeng: FAIR + FIT : Functional Metrics for Linked Open Data (LOD) KOS Products

Gerard Coen: Recommendations for FAIR Semantics from the FAIRsFAIR projects

 

Past events

30 June 2021

OBSERVING KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION TRAJECTORIES IN HEALTHCARE

Richard P. Smiraglia, Edmund Pajarillo, Elizabeth Milonas & Sergey Zherebchevsky: Home care nursing information behavior: expansion of a knowledge base in a time of pandemic

Ronald Cornet: Making healthcare data FAIR data: the ontologies-data models-instances conundrum

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19 May 2021

KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION SYSTEMS IN THE SPOTLIGHT: COLLECTING AND OBSERVING KOS

Gerard Coen: Observing trajectories in science: building the DANS KOS Observatory

Uma Balakrishnan & Jakob Voss: Looking both ways, BARTOC then and now as it prepares for the future of Knowledge Organization

This event is organized in collaboration with the ISKO Low Countries chapter.

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28 Apr 2021

COMPUTATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY: TRACKING THE FLOW OF INFORMATION

By Martin White

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31 Mar 2021

AI IN EXPLOITING INFORMATION ASSETS TO ENHANCE VERIFICATION, CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION

Andrew MacFarlane & Sondess Missaoui: Exploiting information assets to enhance verification in Journalism: the DMINR approach

Neil Maiden: Exploiting information assets to enhance creativity and innovation: the CebAI approach

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