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 [...]

AARC builds teams and plans for the 2...

Plans and priorities for work in the second AARC project took shape during a kick off meeting held on 6-8 June in the German health resort town Bad Herrenalb. This Black Forest retreat provided a comfortable setting for participants to get to know each other, discuss expectations and refine plans for the next 6 months, with a new focus on com [...]

AARC’s CILogon pilot helps users to u...

AARC’s CILogon pilot helps users to use resources from different infrastructures
This blog is part of a mini-series reflecting on how AARC has worked together with different e-infrastructure and research infrastructure projects to help them to adopt federated access and deliver services in a more user-friendly way. The first in the series was published in October 2016: https://aarc-project.eu/a-hitchhikers-guides-to-the-a [...]

AARC gets ready to kick-off a new cyc...

The first Authentication and Authorisation for Research and Collaboration (AARC) project concluded on 30 April 2017 after two years, with many useful outputs for e-infrastructures, research infrastructures and libraries. During the last AARC face to face meeting, which took place in March in Athens (with many thanks to GRNET for hosting us), [...]

AARC training for biological data inf...

Training provided by the AARC project was rated very highly by participants in a workshop for ELIXIR, the ESFRI research infrastructure for biological data, in April 2017. The event was hosted by the Freiburg University in Germany and focused on IT professionals managing research services for the ELIXIR community, with more than 20 people f [...]

AARC plugfest: bundling expertise, br...

Hands-on! In AARC, partners from many organisations and countries meet regularly on all kinds of occasions, but there is seldom an opportunity to do hands-on work together. This, while deploying components, testing and gluing them together, is at the heart of the AARC pilots work. For this reason we met at SURFnet in Utrecht to join forces in [...]