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International researchers can now map the universe with Murchison

Located in the vast expanse of Western Australia, lies the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), one of the world’s leading radio telescopes. Enabling astronomers from around the world to explore the universe, the MWA is a critical part of Australia’s astrophysical… Continue Reading →

Using big data solutions to solve the mystery of worm behaviour

A research team, from FOM Institute AMOLF, VU Amsterdam, and Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, studies the strategies animals use to navigate the world around them. For a model system, they use roundworms. The project faced a number of data challenges. The team… Continue Reading →

High-level agreement promises stronger cooperation between Azerbaijani and European science and education institutions

A high-level agreement was signed on 22 June 2018, strengthening the cooperation of Azerbaijan’s higher education institutions with European science and education institutions. The signing took place during a meeting to present the Eastern Partnership Connect (EaPConnect) project and its… Continue Reading →

FIM4R releases 2nd white paper on federated identity management for research

FIM4R announced the release of its second white paper during a packed session at this year’s networking conference, TNC18. The paper represents the work of more than 20 research communities from around the world who collaborated during the past year… Continue Reading →

Workshops show Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence potential for the Eastern Partnership

During the past few years, there has been enormous progress in the fields of Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI), with huge potential for use in medicine and industry. To deepen knowledge among its Eastern Partnership (EaP) partners, the EaPConnect… Continue Reading →

AARC reviews achievements and goals for final year

The second AARC project (AARC2) has been running for one year and has produced many outputs in line with its agreed strategy. AARC has established a de facto authentication and authorisation infrastructure (AAI) standard for research and education. By following… Continue Reading →

Research network connects hospital gene equipment to supercomputer

The Center for Genomic Medicine at the national hospital Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, Denmark, performs genetic analyses of samples taken from patients. The employees use sequencing machines to convert the samples to digital data, which they then analyse on Computerome. A… Continue Reading →

Research & education networking in 78 seconds

Wonder what a research and education network is all about? The bright people at Norwegian R&E network Uninett have produced a marvellous little video explaining the basics of it all – in just 78 seconds. Take a look and get… Continue Reading →

AARC training for life sciences improves understanding of authentication and authorisation infrastructures

Representatives from several life science communities welcomed the AARC project’s training team towards the end of April. The team delivered basic concepts about AAI (authentication and authorisation infrastructures) and its benefits, with a focus on the new AAI for life… Continue Reading →

AARC plugfest 2018 pushes pilots forward

The value of face-to-face workshops was proven again when representatives from research communities worked with AARC project experts on authentication and authorisation infrastructures (AAI) in a project ‘plugfest’. Insights were gained into their use cases and requirements, and an assessment… Continue Reading →

A new blueprint architecture, policy toolkit and other developments for the final year of AARC

An updated version of the AARC blueprint architecture, a policy toolkit and a security incident simulation are key agreements arising from the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project spring ‘all hands’ meeting, held in Athens on 10-13… Continue Reading →

New direct link from South Africa enables global science

The South African NREN (National Research and Education Network), comprising SANReN and TENET, has been connected to NetherLight, SURF’s open exchange in Amsterdam, via a 20 Gbit/s connection. This new direct link will provide capacity to a number of international… Continue Reading →

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