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GRENA cyber-security activities go from strength to strength: innovation award and Olympiad

The Cyber-Lab Tech portal that was created with support from the EaPConnect project has won the 2019 Georgian IT Innovation Award. The portal was nominated in the category ‘Best Information / Cyber Security Solution’ and the prize was awarded to… Continue Reading →

Introducing MyAcademicID – an e-identity scheme for European students

Since January 2019, the portfolio of Trust and Identity activities within GÉANT has a new addition: MyAcademicID. On behalf of the NRENs, GÉANT, RENATER and SUNET participate in the project, which is led by the European University Foundation (EUF). The… Continue Reading →

Future Talents are ready for TNC19 Lightning Talks

11 young professionals from the European NREN community took a shot at getting a spot on the TNC19 Lightning Talk stage, following an initiative from the GÉANT Future Talent Programme. They were scouted by universities, mentored by local NRENs, trained… 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 →

Dropbox executive breakfast briefing @TNC19 Monday 17 June

Considering closing the technology gap between researchers, students, faculty and staff? Imagine a university which is digitally connected, from researchers and students to faculty and staff, across global partner organisations. Seamlessly collaborating through a single platform, agnostic to devices and… 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 →

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 →

Creating a playground for Finnish data centre students

The highly specialised programme on data centre education of the University of Kajaani is considered Finland’s best data centre learning environment. It has been shortlisted for Best Programme for Data Centre Training and Professional Development 2018 by the Datacloud Europe… Continue Reading →

‘Creating the Future’, inspired by space: planet Earth – Belarus – Minsk

More than 80 cosmonauts and astronauts from 20 countries met with youngsters and members of the public in Minsk, Belarus, during the XXXI Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE), supported by the United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

Empowering the community: don’t be shy to tell people why!

“How can I even think about communicating when I’m insecure about being considered a Research and Education Network or not, as I am not connected yet?” An important question raised during the communications and visibility workshop on the 23rd of… Continue Reading →

Future-proofing access to educational resources for a school in regional Australia

Calrossy, an independent day and boarding school in Tamworth, New South Wales, enjoys a reputation for excellent academic development. However, being located in rural Australia, more than four hundred kilometres from the nearest urban centre – Sydney – Calrossy is… Continue Reading →

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