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How I learned about governance at NREN conferences

Good governance is the key to success in a complex, ever-changing, multi-stakeholder environment. Contributed by: Kathryn Anthonisen | Vice President, External Relations End-of-year (or month, or week) reflections are always worthwhile, and recently I have been reflecting on what I learned in 2018 at conferences hosted by CANARIE’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) partners. […]

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blog arrowDate: December 6, 2018


CANARIE Awards up to $3.2M in Funding to 9 Research Teams to Develop Research Data Management Software Tools

Funded software tools aim to strengthen Canada’s capacity to manage research data [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced nine successful recipients of its Research Data Management (RDM) funding call, announced in May 2018. This new funding will enable research teams to develop software components […]

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blog arrowDate: November 27, 2018


9 Perspectives on our AI-Driven Automation Nation

One of the most burning issues in technology: the use of AI and automation Contributed by: Alex Bushell | Manager, Strategic Policy Every year, the CANARIE Summit brings together thought leaders in government, academia, and the private sector, for an in-depth analysis of a specific technology, its applications, and their social and political impact. This […]

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blog arrowDate: November 27, 2018


Science is a global race and we’re all on the same team

It’s essential that we don’t lose focus on the importance of global science Contributed by: Jim Ghadbane, President and CEO In the face of international political agendas that seem intent on tightening borders to support more nationalistic economic motives, it’s essential that we don’t lose focus on the importance of global science. Beyond satisfying our […]

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blog arrowDate: November 22, 2018


The professional research software community in Canada is alive and well

Who are the Canadian academic research software developers? By Scott Henwood | Director, Research Software Program In September 2018, CANARIE, in conjunction with the UK Software Sustainability Institute (SSI), launched the second Canadian Research Software Developer Survey, to learn more about Canadians who write software to support academic research. This was one of several similar […]

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blog arrowDate: November 20, 2018


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


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