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Bringing the stars within our reach, making data come to life

 “We don’t just show you the night sky. We take you out into the universe.” Thanks to a digital revolution in planetarium technology, people can experience real images and three-dimensional animations of the universe based on the latest scientific discoveries…. Continue Reading →

EU Particle Physics & Astronomy commit to the Research Data Revolution making the European Open Science Cloud a reality

EU astronomers and particle physicists are celebrating the €16 million boost for Open Science today, through ESCAPE. ESCAPE is not just about providing tools for the expert European science community. Members of the public will be able to access world-class… Continue Reading →

Ready, set, go! #DataMoverChallenge20

The shortlisted participants for the DataMoverChallenge2020 have been announced last week and we would like to wish all participants the best of luck! What is this challenge about and how is our community involved? The Data Mover Challenge (DMC), which is… Continue Reading →

Let’s co-create the EOSC for European researchers!

The European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) fosters open science and the digital transformation of science by providing a trusted and open virtual environment for the scientific community with seamless access to services addressing the whole research data life cycle. Focus… Continue Reading →

Connecting Cape Town’s periphery with eduroam in public libraries

In June 2019, the City of Cape Town and South Africa’s NREN, Tertiary Education and Research Network of South Africa (TENET), turned on the eduroam WiFi service in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries. Now students and faculty from any… Continue Reading →

Collaborative networks help improve the life of Parkinson’s disease patients

Important research being carried out in the University of Luxembourg’s Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) on Parkinson’s disease is having a global impact. Additionally, it plays a coordinating role in Luxembourg’s National Centre of Excellence in Research on Parkinson’s… Continue Reading →

MetaCentrum Cloud is published in EOSC Marketplace

MetaCentrum Cloud is published in EOSC Marketplace. The service provides an infrastructure as a service for scientific users, working in international projects supported by e-INFRA CZ. It provides an easy-to-use admin web interface and a programmable API for managing virtual machines, networks,… Continue Reading →

ITIL is evolving from v3 to v4: what does it mean for me?

Have you heard the news? the ITIL framework is evolving and a new version, ITIL 4, will be released throughout 2019 and 2020. Here are a few insights about ITIL and some answers about its new version. ITIL and GÉANT… Continue Reading →

Europe is ageing! And so what?

Luckily, we are all living longer, and the societies we live in need to adjust accordingly: In the 21st century, age is becoming one of our grand challenges, both individually and structurally. EU politicians realised all that about 20 years… Continue Reading →

IdP marathon: 2 days, 14 participants and a million ideas

Have you ever wondered how one can bring theory and practice into the classroom and keep it fun, engaging and entertaining? We have a solution for you, and it is called a marathon. Marathon is exactly what happened during the… Continue Reading →

And the winner of the In The Field blog TNC19 competition is…

…Nelson Dias from the Portuguese NREN FCT | FCCN. Nelson has been drawn from the newsletter subscriber database as the winner of a Sony Bluetooth speaker as advertised in our In The Field promotion at TNC19. Congratulations Nelson – and… Continue Reading →

A library in your palm – software training supports e-publication

A huge library in the palm of your hand… Sounds fantastic? No, it is a reality! Perhaps a lot of people know the situation when a rare book, article or guide is needed but the day is over and the… Continue Reading →

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