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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 →

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 →

Linking staff and students in Malta to IT services in London

Ensuring comparable experience of students based in Malta with those in London For Queen Mary University of London, of which the medical school is a part, there were four key goals: providing an equivalent student experience including ‘real-time’ teaching ensuring… Continue Reading →

Call for projects: 2019 EaP Enlighten Your Research programme

After the past success of the Enlighten Your Research programme in the Eastern Partnership region, the EaPConnect project and partners are pleased to announce the 4th Enlighten Your Research (EYR) programme launch for the Eastern Partnership: EYR@EaP. We invite all… Continue Reading →

Watch out Universe! Belarusian scientists can now help unravel your secrets

“Inter-collaborational interaction will become much more effective and it will shorten the overall processing term” Belarusian scientist Vitaly Yermolchyk is trying to help unravel the hidden secrets of the Universe. But a bottleneck in network connectivity between his University and… Continue Reading →

In More Practical And Cordial Terms

If you’re reading this, you have been triggered by the striking title. In More Practical And Cordial Terms, or IMPACT, is what this is all about. What does R&E networking entail? What does it do for research? What does it… Continue Reading →

RerBenin connects to the WACREN backbone

RerBenin, NREN of the Republic of Benin becomes the latest member to join the AfricaConnect2 project, to connect to the WACREN backbone and services. This membership will interconnect universities and research centres, access of students and teachers to a high-speed… Continue Reading →

Cable damage? How an international backup saved a national network

Why are cross-border fibres important? Investing in international connectivity can give NRENs the possibility to quickly set up a backup solution in case of necessity. This is what happened in Italy on 9 January, when a large number of cables… Continue Reading →

3rd EaPEC conference brings attention to Moldovan research and education networking

High visibility for RENAM was a practical outcome of hosting the 3rd Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference – EaPEC 2018 – on 17-18 October. RENAM, the Research and Educational Networking Association of Moldova, presented a rich menu of services, gathering immediate… Continue Reading →

Last chance! 5 reasons to attend EaPEC 2018 in Chisinau, 17-18 October

There’s only a short time left to register for this year’s Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, EaPEC 2018, which will be hosted by RENAM in Chisinau, Moldova on 17-18 October. If you haven’t registered yet, here are five great reasons why… Continue Reading →

EaPConnect welcomes new project management team

Leonie Schäfer of DFN and Veronika Di Luna of GÉANT have taken over management of the EU-funded EaPConnect project, with effect from 1 September 2018. EaPConnect is developing network connectivity and services for the research and education communities in Eastern… Continue Reading →

Participate in EaPEC 2018: lightning talks, posters, registration – open!

Policy makers, research managers and experts on networking, cultural heritage, and high-performance computing for research and education and anyone interested in exploring the EaPEC 2018 conference topics are invited to participate in this year’s Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference. Registration is… Continue Reading →

Music and technology combine at EaPConnect LoLa training and concert

How can research and education networks connect musicians in different countries so they can rehearse and perform together? Hands-on training gave Eastern Partnership (EaP) NRENs practical experience in setting up network connectivity combined with LoLa (low latency audiovisual streaming system)… Continue Reading →

BASNET participates in the largest Belarusian IT forum and exhibition, TIBO-2018

The Belarusian research and education networking organisation BASNET presented an overview of its networking infrastructure and services including connectivity to GÉANT during TIBO-2018, the 25th International Forum on Information and Communication Technologies and exhibition. The United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

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