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CANARIE Awards $4.4M to 20 Research Teams to Develop Advanced Software to Improve Vaccines, Monitor Climate Change, and More

Canada’s research community collaborates to increase the re-use of software tools to accelerate discovery [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced 20 successful recipients of its Research Software funding call, announced in late 2017. This funding will enable research teams in applied sciences and the […]

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blog arrowDate: October 15, 2018


CANARIE Announces Board Changes

Two new Board members were elected at the CANARIE Annual General Meeting [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced changes to its 2018-19 Board of Directors. Ralph Chapman and Lucie Laplante are departing the CANARIE Board. Ms. Laplante also served as Secretary – Treasurer, […]

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blog arrowDate: October 11, 2018


CANARIE National Summit to Investigate the Implications of an Automation Nation

Speakers to discuss artificial intelligence and its impact on research, business, and government [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the final program for its National Summit, being held in Ottawa on October 2 and 3, 2018. The Summit will highlight the transformative effects of […]

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blog arrowDate: September 27, 2018


Announcing the Second Annual Survey of Research Software Developers in Canada

Posted by: Scott Henwood | Director, Research Software Program If you develop software to support academic research, we’d like to hear from you! This survey is being conducted with the assistance of the UK Software Sustainability Institute (software.ac.uk) and is being launched simultaneously with similar surveys in several other countries. The survey will close September […]

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blog arrowDate: September 5, 2018


CANARIE Releases Results of Community Consultation on Research Data Management

The community consultation identified gaps and opportunities for software development in eight areas [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today released the results of a community consultation on gaps and opportunities in Canada’s research data management ecosystem. The results of the community consultation, conducted earlier this […]

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blog arrowDate: July 17, 2018


Investments in Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) extend and strengthen essential infrastructure for research

Greater capacity to support wide-ranging, data-rich collaborative research [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the completion of a range of projects that extend the reach, and increase the capacity and reliability, of Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN). These projects, funded jointly by […]

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blog arrowDate: June 13, 2018


Learning and Working Together: Research Software Organizations Around the World

Posted by: Scott Henwood | Director, Research Software Research Software Organizations Around the World My previous blog posts have focused on the research software landscape in Canada, but the challenges and opportunities we face are not different from those in other parts of the world. In this post, I provide a brief overview of three […]

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blog arrowDate: June 6, 2018


CANARIE Launches Funding Call for Research Data Management Software

Research data management in Canada is evolving. [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a call for proposals for development of software tools to support a strong research data management (RDM) ecosystem in Canada. The call for proposals supports the development of RDM software that […]

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blog arrowDate: May 8, 2018


Arctic Research and Opportunities for Transformation

How digital infrastructure could be leveraged to help us better understand the Arctic Posted by Jim Ghadbane, President and CEO I recently attended a Bacon and Eggheads* breakfast focussed on the changing Arctic – the land and communities that are on the cusp of rapid change. The session’s speakers were Susan Kutz from the University […]

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blog arrowDate: April 20, 2018


Security Bulletin for SAML2 Service Providers

A new flaw has been found in the XML processing performed by various SAML Service Providers. Advisory Summary The Shibboleth Service Provider software and other SAML implementations are vulnerable to forged user attribute data, which could facilitate user impersonation that exposes protected information. To mitigate the risk, we urge Service Providers participating in CAF or […]

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blog arrowDate: March 1, 2018


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