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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 →

Hunting for gravitational waves: a national and global collaboration

Australian scientists on the hunt for gravitational waves rely on AARNet for transferring data from LIGO detectors in the USA to OzGrav nodes in Australia for analysis. Dozens of researchers from the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Annual Report 2018

“Recent years have seen a variety of micro and macro-economic changes for GÉANT, the NREN community and the European environment: from the TERENA and DANTE merger to the unexpected outcome of the British referendum and the current instability in the… Continue Reading →

21 years of attending TNC – next stop Tallinn #road2tnc

By Cathrin Stöver The first TNC I ever attended took place in Dresden, in 1998. I had been at GÉANT (then DANTE) for about 10 months and I was responsible for our stand, showcasing TEN-34, the pan European R&E network,… Continue Reading →

TNC19: Good times.. good times..

Anyone familiar with ‘Good Times’ by the Persuasions? That’s exactly the song that comes to mind when we think about this year’s social events at TNC! Tallinn promises to be a creative, relaxed, inspiring and beautiful city and we are… Continue Reading →

Show us your #road2tnc!

It’s almost that time of the year again! You must be busy preparing, packing, making arrangements for your pets, explaining to your family where you’re going this time for the most exciting conference of the year… and so on. Like… Continue Reading →

A universe of digital tools to help school-aged students prepare for University

  “We have had very positive feedback from both students and teachers. So now we are working on expanding the platform to more students, more teachers and even to some universities as well (…) people are very interested and I… Continue Reading →

Why TROLLing is the thing to do for linguists

The concepts of Open Science and Open Data are important to research as a whole. Not least for linguists. They live in exciting times: suddenly they have access to enormous amounts of data – or Corpora as they call it… Continue Reading →

Unravelling the mysteries of our immune system #GenomicStories

Five to six years ago, researchers were able to sequence hundreds of immune-system molecules (like antibodies) in the human body. Today they can sequence tens of millions. How? To facilitate this study of immunogenetics, researchers at Simon Fraser University in… Continue Reading →

Rehabilitation for children right at home

A new way to treat hemiplegia Tele-UPCAT is a platform dedicated to intensive home rehabilitation for the upper limbs in children suffering from hemiplegia. This serious movement disorder affects one half of the body and is caused by congenital brain… Continue Reading →

Genomics revolution in Africa! #GenomicStories

African scientists have begun to study genomic influences on disease across their continent, from differences in the progression of HIV in children, to developing new sequencing methods for the Ebola virus. The Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Initiative… Continue Reading →

Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

When the universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Lancaster were setting up transnational education (TNE) partnerships with different institutions in China, their technology teams had challenges in common. All three universities found that working with connectivity providers overseas was a challenge…. Continue Reading →

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