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 - 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.
News - Researchers need a way to make data easily accessible. Ideally, this could be achieved via a generic infrastructure for the controlled sharing of data at a Pan-European level. Recently, the European Genome-phenome Archive (EGA) and the Resource Entitlement Management System (REMS) were both made available via SURFconext.
News - SURFsara recently set up a new Life Science Grid cluster at the Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research (BCBR) in Utrecht, replacing the We-NMR cluster. The cluster allows users to have access via a local user interface machine, on which they can develop, compile and test their code.
News - On 27 March 2015, the Spinoza Centre for Neuroimaging officially opened its doors. To provide user-friendly access to large amounts of compute resources for image analyses, the Spinoza Centre collaborates with SURFsara in setting up an interactive workspace environment embedded in the national Research Capacity Computing Services.
News - Essentials 4 Data Support is an introductory course of Research Data Netherlands (RDNL). The course is intended for those people who (want to) support researchers in storing, managing, archiving and sharing their research data. New rounds will take place on 21 May and 17 September 2015.