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Register now for the 4th GTS Tech and Futures Forum

The 4th GTS Tech and Futures Forum will take place on 5 Sep. to 6 Sep 2018 at the BELNET offices at Louizalaan 231, Avenue Louise, 1050 Brussels. This forum will bring together the Advanced Network Research Community to share… Continue Reading →

The GÉANT Association – a truly international organisation

It’s often said that, when walking through GÉANT’s offices you will more likely hear Italian being spoken than English! But just how international is GÉANT? An informal survey in May found that we have 32 countries represented within the GÉANT… Continue Reading →

International researchers can now map the universe with Murchison

Located in the vast expanse of Western Australia, lies the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), one of the world’s leading radio telescopes. Enabling astronomers from around the world to explore the universe, the MWA is a critical part of Australia’s astrophysical… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Community Programme: a busy calendar ahead

Collaboration across teams in different geographic locations and disciplines is crucial to the GÉANT community. Task Forces (TFs) and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) help GÉANT, NRENs and other research and education bodies to collaborate, share experience and guide future developments… Continue Reading →

Life at GÉANT – what makes GÉANT tick!

Life at GÉANT is an initiative to attract new talent: it provides a closer look at the people inside GÉANT’s organisation and what excites them about their working lives. Here’s the latest employee story to give you a flavour of… Continue Reading →

EaPConnect partners experience ‘Sonic Crossings’ at SMC 2018

Connections between audio and computer science are of growing interest to EaPConnect project partners. Seventeen people from 6 organisations in Armenia, Belarus, Estonia and Moldova participated in the 15th Sound & Music Computing Conference (SMC 2018), which took place in… Continue Reading →

eInfraCentral takes one of the leading roles in the European Open Science Cloud

eInfraCentral is one of the key elements of the future European Open Science Cloud, the European Open Science Cloud, alongside projects EOSC-hub and OpenAIRE-Advance. In line with our mission to bring e-infrastructure users and service providers closer together in the… Continue Reading →

BASNET participates in the largest Belarusian IT forum and exhibition, TIBO-2018

The Belarusian research and education networking organisation BASNET presented an overview of its networking infrastructure and services including connectivity to GÉANT during TIBO-2018, the 25th International Forum on Information and Communication Technologies and exhibition. The United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

Future-proofing education: Dropbox and GÉANT working together

“Collaboration in education fuels learning and advances research.” – 
Andres Steijaert, Cloud Activity Leader, GÉANT When collaboration is easy, university students, lecturers, researchers and partners all benefit, developing new ideas, and pushing new boundaries. But when it doesn’t, and IT… Continue Reading →

Supporting women in ICT in West & Central Africa

Every year, the fourth Thursday in April marks the ITU International Girls in ICT Day. Celebrated with a series of events around the globe, the initiative aims to encourage young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics… Continue Reading →

Somalia connects to UbuntuNet network under AfricaConnect2

Recently, the UbuntuNet Alliance – the networking organisation in Eastern and Southern Africa – announced the successful connection of the Somali NREN SomaliREN to the regional UbuntuNet backbone with an STM 1 circuit from Mogadishu to the Alliance’s PoP in… Continue Reading →

Austrian radio programme on the evolution of the internet

Erik Huizer, GÉANT CEO, recently took part in a radio programme with Österreichischer Rundfunk, the Austrian national public service broadcaster, on the development of the Internet and the role of NRENs. To listen to the 2 part programme, click on the… Continue Reading →

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