The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will be the major global observatory for very high-energy gamma-ray astronomy over the next decade and beyond. CTA will be operated as an open, proposal-driven observatory, with all data available on a public archive after a predefined proprietary period. CTA is a collaboration between 1350 scientists and engineers from 32 […]
Active engagement: AARC at DI4R 2017
With a conference session and a pre-conference workshop, the AARC (Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration) project team made a lively contribution to the DI4R (Digital Infrastructures for Research) conference that was held in Brussels from 30 November to 1 December. On 29 November, Christos Kanellopoulos (GÉANT) led an open workshop on the AARC Engagement […]
Roadmapping trust and identities acti...
EISCAT_3D gets go ahead for construct...
The construction of EISCAT_3D, a new international research radar for space weather research, has been given a greenlight and will proceed later in June. EISCAT_3D will be the world’s leading facility of its kind, offering a critically important window to the upper atmosphere and near-Earth space in the European Arctic. The EISCAT Scientific Association is […]
Welcome to IAM Online!
This article was originally written by Laura Durnford for the GÉANT Community Blog. European webinar series on trust & identity launched. The ability to use a trusted online identity to share data and access resources has been of growing importance to research and education. To support the spread of knowledge about how best to manage […]
The challenges of accessing non-web b...
This article was originally posted by Gerben Venekamp in SURF’s Innovation Blog What are Federations and why does research need them? Today, research for a number of disciplines is conducted more in collaborations and less in small individual projects. The European Commission stimulates this by encouraging collaborations between research institutes across Europe. Under this encouragement, […]