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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 real 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 →

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 →

ITIL is evolving from v3 to v4: what does it mean for me?

Have you heard the news? the ITIL framework is evolving and a new version, ITIL 4, will be released throughout 2019 and 2020. Here are a few insights about ITIL and some answers about its new version. ITIL and GÉANT… Continue Reading →

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 →

Task Force for Research Engagement Development discusses future activities

The Task Force for Research Engagement Development (​TF-RED) held a workshop with the objective to relaunch the group and discuss the focus of its future activities, the meeting took place at TNC19 in Tallinn last month. The workshop was hosted… 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 →

Shaping the future of education

Technological advancement offers continuous innovation in research and education. One important challenge of this process is the way in which education is evolving. GÉANT recognises the importance of addressing the needs of students and educators and works closely with the… Continue Reading →

BELLA Team Visits Submarine Cable Factories

Tom Fryer, Head of International Relations at GÉANT, visited the Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) factories, where the EllaLink submarine cable will be manufactured. Tom shared with CONNECT his impressions of the visit. January 2019 saw the start of the construction… 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 →

Webinar video available – AARC extensions to the REFEDS Assurance Framework

A recording of the webinar on AARC extensions to the REFEDS Assurance Framework (RAF) that took place on 27 June is now online. The video, aimed at Authentication and Authorisation Infrastructure (AAI) architects and technical decision makers for research collaborations,… Continue Reading →

CLAW 2019 – save the date!

What do you do when a dragon burns down your data centre? Do you slay the dragon? Do you follow a strict organisation protocol – that you know by heart? Or do you talk to the dragon to find out… Continue Reading →

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