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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


DAIR – June 2017 Newsletter

We have many exciting things to show off in our first newsletter, which will be a monthly installment. If you are new to DAIR, please check out our latest instructional video. It will help to get you up and running in your own DAIR environment and walk you through the process step by step. 1. […]

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blog arrowDate: August 13, 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


DAIR – May 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to the May edition of the DAIR Cloud Community Newsletter. This month we have an exciting discussion about Docker and how Docker can be used in your DAIR environment. Docker is an open source, software container platform. Docker lends flexibility and portability to your cloud environment by enabling you to you to containerize your […]

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blog arrowDate: May 13, 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


Research Software – April 2018 Newsletter

Our annual Research Software Workshop is evolving! We are pleased to announce that our Research Software Workshop has now become the Canadian Research Software Conference. This will be a larger event that will look to tackle the challenges currently experienced by research software developers on a national and global level. The inaugural conference will be […]

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blog arrowDate: April 12, 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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