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Helga Spitaler

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 →

Some impressions from e-AGE18

This year ASREN, GÉANT’s partner in the Arab region, hosted its flagship event –  eAGE18 – at the beginning of December in Jordan’s capital Amman, attracting over 150 participants from 35 countries. I confess, I usually find it quite challenging… Continue Reading →

International R&E connectivity re-established for Tunisia’s scientific and academic communities

Earlier this month, the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) and Centre de Calcul El Khawarizmi (CCK) signed an agreement under which ASREN will provide a 1 Gbps connection between the Tunisian national research and education network, Réseau National… Continue Reading →

Future-proofing access to educational resources for a school in regional Australia

Calrossy, an independent day and boarding school in Tamworth, New South Wales, enjoys a reputation for excellent academic development. However, being located in rural Australia, more than four hundred kilometres from the nearest urban centre – Sydney – Calrossy is… Continue Reading →

CRNC2018 showcases vibrant R&E scene in Central Asia

Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s capital, hosted this year’s edition of the CAREN regional networking conference – CRNC2018. Themed Strengthening the Eurasian knowledge belt, the event powerfully demonstrated the extent of this belt by attracting over 150 delegates, not only from Central Asia,… Continue Reading →

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