New board appointed after advice from mid-term review
Prof Martin Kersten wins 2014 SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award
BBMRI-NL2.0, the collaboration of BBMRI-NL, CTMM-TraIT (Center for Translational Molecular Medicine, Translational Research IT project) and EPI2 (European Population Imaging Infrastructure), stands to receive € 9,843 million from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), as part of the National Roadmap Large Research Facilities.
A consortium consisting of ASTRON and the Universities of Amsterdam, Groningen, Leiden and Nijmegen has been awarded 12M€ for their participation in the design of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). The SKA will be the world's largest and most powerful radio telescope.
Researchers from our Summer in the City project have placed over 30 small weather stations in Amsterdam to measure temperature and humidity in the city center. The weather stations are powered by solar panels and contain measurement instruments and a communication device to send the data directly to the researchers.
On Monday 2 June the Netherlands eScience Center organized the Data-Driven Visualization Symposium at the KNAW headquarters Trippenhuis in Amsterdam. The day provided a broad overview of the state of the field of data visualization today.
On Wednesday evening, 19.20 hrs on Nederland 2, our eEcology project will appear in the Dutch television show 'Melk en Honing.
Last week the paper “Performance Models for CPU-GPU Data Transfers” authored by Ben van Werkhoven, Jason Maassen, Frank Seinstra, and Henri Bal was selected as one of two runners-up for the Best Paper Award at CCGrid 2014 in Chicago, IL, USA. CCGrid is one of the major international forums for sharing recent research results in the fields of high-performance and distributed computing.
On May 26th 2014 NLeSC organized an all hands kick-off meeting for the ehumanities projects granted in Q4-2013. After introductions by Patrick Aerts and Sally Wyatt, the six projects presented themselves. The program finished with a lively panel discussion between the project principal investigators and the NLeSC escience engineers.
NLeSC project approved for Indo-Dutch Science Industry Collaboration for ICT Research.