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Releasing the power of AI in Belarusian biomedical imaging

Dr Kovalev and his team specialise in the use of Biomedical Image Analysis and Deep Learning technologies in medical diagnosis and treatment. But the use of large amounts of personal medical data involved in the training of Deep Neural Networks… Continue Reading →

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 realistic images and three-dimensional animations of the universe based on the latest scientific discoveries…. 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 →

Why Internet connectivity on its own is not enough

Being connected to the Internet does not help students and researchers if the connection is slow, unreliable and unsafe to use. Enter NRENs. Watch the video made about the NREN in Mozambique which clearly shows the importance of the NREN… Continue Reading →

Strengthening cyber security expertise in Georgia

Security of digital information is a major societal challenge. Georgia is keeping up with the global trend of developing cyber-security and interest in this field is noticeably increasing. GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, is working with CERT.GOV.GE… Continue Reading →

Live images from a 600m long microscope

The European Spallation Source (ESS), is the world’s most powerful neutron source for research, and will allow scientists in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics to understand basic structures of materials on a much more detailed level than before. Part of… Continue Reading →

Armenian weather predictions get help from the Cloud

Extreme weather made headlines again last year. 2018 saw frozen iguanas fall from the trees in Florida, wildfires devastate parts of Sweden, Greece and the US, and snow fall in the Sahara. So, when weather conditions can turn perilous so… Continue Reading →

Connected supercomputers to boost European science and innovation

While Europe provides around 5 per cent of the world’s supercomputing resources, it consumes almost one third of them. To remedy this, the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking is investing heavily in new machinery. Recently it announced the funding of three pre-exascale… Continue Reading →

Creating a model of the Sun as a whole

“For too many years, the study of the Sun has been split into internal (i.e., the origin of the solar magnetic field) and external solar physics topics (i.e., the existence of sun spots) with no attention to the complex interplay… Continue Reading →

Supporting Ukrainian scientists’ participation in fundamental research

A research associate at the Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology is part of the only Ukrainian team that is processing data from the Large Hadron Collider in CERN. Alexey Kurov is actively involved in processing data from the Large… Continue Reading →

What does TNC mean to you? #TNC19

We asked this year’s TNC participants what the annual conference means to them. Listen to answers from TNC veterans, newbies, future talents, emerging NRENs and more! Does it match with your answer? PS: more videos are coming up, keep an… Continue Reading →

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