News - Last week, the SURF innovation project Research Data Zone was launched. The UvA/HvA and SURF are collaborating on a campus network infrastructure that is optimised for sending research data. The aim is to create a blueprint for a research data zone architecture so researchers can more easily collaborate on data-intensive research.
News - The winner of the SURFsara Visualization Challenge 2016 has been announced at the Super D Event on December 15th, 2016. The winning entry, 'Thermohaline Staircase', is from Yantao Yang, Detlef Lohse and Roberto Verzicco from the Physics of Fluids group at the Unversity of Twente.
News - Do you use the Dutch National e-Infrastructure for your research and do you have an awesome/interesting/fun visualization of your work to show? Then enter your visualizations in the SURFsara Visualization Challenge!
News - The European Fortissimo 2 project has launched its second call for proposals. Fortissimo 2 is a collaborative project that enables European SMEs to be more competitive globally through the use of simulation services running on high-performance computing cloud infrastructure. SURFsara is a partner and service provider in the Fortissimo projects.
News - The 2016 Dutch Data Prize is awarded to a researcher or research group that has made a special contribution by making research data accessible for new or additional research. The prize is awarded by Research Data Netherlands, a coalition of 3TU.Datacentrum, DANS and SURFsara.
News - SURF and ORCID have come to an agreement through which ORCID will be made available via SURFconext. Dutch science writers will receive a unique global ID with ORCID, but can simply log in using their institutional accounts. The linking of ORCID and SURFconext also makes this service available to researchers throughout Europe.
News - The data of more than 1,000 DNA profiles has been sent through the direct data connection from sequence provider Illumina in San Diego (USA) to the SURFsara Grid in the Netherlands.