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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 →

AER secures resilient link back-up between Europe and Asia-Pacific

Eight research and education network organisations, comprising the CAE-1 Consortium members (AARNet, GÉANT, NORDUnet, SingAREN, SURF and TEIN*CC) plus their Japanese partners (NICT and NII) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at APAN48 in Malaysia, to create the Asia-Pacific-Europe Ring… Continue Reading →

GÉANT and Maeen join forces in support of Saudi-European research & education collaborations

During the TNC19 event last week in Tallinn, GÉANT and the Saudi Research and Innovation Network (Maeen) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC), expressing their commitment to join forces in support of R&E collaborations between Europe and the Kingdom of… Continue Reading →

In The Field: subscribe to the newsletter at TNC19 and win a portable bluetooth speaker!

Don’t miss a great opportunity to get impactful stories of R&E networks from around the world straight to your inbox! Subscribe to the In the Field newsletter by 16:00 UTC on Thursday, 20 June to enter into a draw for… Continue Reading →

Data Mover Challenge…and the winners are…

Moving data is an essential foundation of national and global science. The National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) in Singapore challenged the academic and commercial sectors to test their software tools and products on the 100G advanced research and education network connecting… Continue Reading →

Asi@Connect project on a roadshow

Catalysing the support of national stakeholders is crucial for the success of a regional networking project. That is why networking organisation TEIN*CC, which manages the EU-funded Asi@Connect project, has teamed up with partner NRENs across Asia to stage a series… Continue Reading →

Maximising the benefits of satellite applications for land management

Researchers at the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) carry out remote sensing analysis, mapping and modelling using images of the Australian landscape beamed to earth by European Sentinel satellites, which are accessed via the Copernicus Australasia Regional… Continue Reading →

Asi@Connect family gathers at APAN47 in Daejeon, Korea

Extended families usually manage to get together once a year (if at all). However, members of the Asi@Connect project family have two face-to-face meeting dates in their annual calendar in line with scheduled APAN conferences – the Asia-Pacific R&E networking… Continue Reading →

100Gbps ring connection around the globe supercharges EU-Japanese science collaborations

Scientific communities across Europe and Japan are set to benefit from an interconnection upgrade from 20 to 100Gbps between the pan-European GÉANT network and the Japanese Science Information Network (SINET), operated by the National Institute of Informatics (NII). The new… Continue Reading →

ABLE Summit 2019: digital accessibility in higher education

ABLE (Accessibility for a Bolder Learning Experience) is an initiative by the Office of Information Technology (IT) in collaboration with the Student Affairs Accessible Education Office at the American University of Beirut (AUB) to open the doors of higher education… Continue Reading →

Scientific communities in Europe and China to benefit from additional high-speed intercontinental link

Collaborative scientific research between Europe and China is set to be further boosted by an additional 10G of inter-regional connectivity which has just entered service. Jointly tendered and contracted by GÉANT and CSTNET, the Chinese science network, the new circuit… Continue Reading →

IoT solution may help in the treatment of obese children

Global rates of childhood obesity have jumped dramatically in the past four decades. Obese children are likely to become obese adults, putting them at risk of serious health problems. In Brazil, to help break this vicious cycle, an Internet of… Continue Reading →

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