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Prague 1848 → 1918 exhibition offers unique 3D models

An exhibition prepared by the City of Prague Museum includes a web line named The Objects of Praguers around 1900. This is a presentation of the museum’s collection items in the form of 3D models created by CESNET experts. It… Continue Reading →

Cloud computing for cassava preservation? Say hello to KENET VLab

Cassava is extensively cultivated as an annual crop and serves as a major staple food in the developing world, providing a basic diet for over half a billion people. Despite being one of the most drought-tolerant crops capable of growing on… Continue Reading →

Winter wonderland for TF-CSIRT 56

TF-CSIRT hosted its 56th meeting and its traditional joint January meeting with the FIRST Regional Symposium, in Tallinn, Estonia. Despite the snow, we welcomed more than 260 participants to talk all things incident response. The full programme and presentations from… Continue Reading →

The Internet of Humans: Open Calls launched for NGI grants

The Next Generation Internet initiative is designed to create an internet of humans, that responds to our fundamental needs, including trust, security and inclusion. GÉANT is a project partner in the recently announced NGI_Trust grants and encourages applications to the… 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 →

Success and crisis: preparation is key for the marketing communications community group

How can success be measured in marketing communications? And when disaster strikes, how can communications contribute to a successful recovery? The GÉANT Special Interest Group on Marketing Communications (SIG-Marcomms) explored these topics, GDPR around events, webinars and more during a… 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 →

CESNET’s experts have published a book about Cybersecurity

The book ‘CyberSecurity’ deals with cybersecurity over the course of five hundred pages. The premise is the principles that should be followed by anyone who uses information and communication technologies. The book’s primary author is Jan Kolouch, a specialist in… Continue Reading →

SURFconext in 2018: another record year

SURFconext, the authorisation and authentication tool, has again grown considerably in 2018. With 118 million authorisations, the total number of logins via the service was 30% higher than in 2017. The number of unique users also rose by 15% in… Continue Reading →

TNC19 – Lightning Talks Call for Proposals NOW open

We are delighted to announce that the Call for Proposals for Lightning Talks at TNC19 is now open. Lightning Talks are popular plenary sessions that galvanise the TNC audience, their importance has grown year after year and expectations within the… Continue Reading →

EOSC Executive Board kicks-off in Brussels

Having met at the end of November 2018 in Vienna for the launch of the EOSC governance structure, the EOSC Executive Board kicked-off in earnest last Friday in Brussels. It was good to see that all Exec board members could… Continue Reading →

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