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The Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) is the national hub for the development and application of domain overarching software and methods for the scientific community. NLeSC is a joint initiative of the Dutch national research council (NWO) and the Dutch organisation for ICT in education and research (SURF).

3D-Archeology in Rome

February 8th, 2016

Our path-finding project Mapping the Via Appia featured at the Dutch National Science Agenda`s Eureka Festival last November. GIS Magazine published a nice article (in Dutch) on the achievements of the project.


Producing better drugs

February 4th, 2016

Our colleague Scott Lusher was interviewed by Elsevier on facilitating data-driven decisions in drug development: Technology can support the use of "big data" for drug design and optimization, but not without a shift in mentality. “It is becoming increasingly obvious that the rapidly growing amounts of data that should inform drug discovery do not fit current design workflows. This situation will need to change.”

What Works When for Whom?
“In onze samenwerking streven we steeds naar breed inzetbare resultaten, want dan heeft het echt impact ”

Sylvia Kuijpers (SURFnet), Walter Lioen (SURFsara) en Frank Seinstra (Netherlands eScience Center)

Towards Large-Scale Cloud-Resolving Climate Simulations
Algorithmic Geo-visualization

Training introduces postgraduates from domain disciplines to data-intensive research

February 2nd, 2016

From 25-29 January the first edition of the “Essential Skills in Data-Intensive Research” workshop took place in Utrecht. This training is a collaborative effort of the Netherlands eScience Center, SURFsara, the Dutch Techcenter for Life Science (DTL), VU University Amsterdam and the Software and Data Carpentry foundation.

Error Detection and Error Localization