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CANARIE Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

CANARIE welcomes Gayleen Gray to its Board of Directors [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE welcomes Gayleen Gray to its Board of Directors and thanks retiring Director, Bob Gagné, for his significant contributions to the Board. CANARIE is grateful for the tremendous energy, insight, and commitment of Mr. Gagné during his tenure, and wishes him the best in […]

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blog arrowDate: October 21, 2020


To Spur Software Re-use in Research, CANARIE Awards up to $3.4M to Research Teams to Evolve their Platforms for Use by Other Researchers

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE announced today the selection of 13 successful projects from its latest Research Software funding call. This funding will enable research teams to adapt their existing research platforms for re-use by other research teams, including those working in different disciplines. As a result, new research teams from across Canada will be able to […]

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blog arrowDate: October 15, 2020


Working Together Against COVID-19: IRIDA Bioinformatics and Analytics Platform

Posted by: Erik Bitmanis, Business Development Specialist In this blog post, I examine the Integrated Rapid Infectious Disease Analysis (IRIDA) platform and its integral role in the quest to combat the COVID-19 virus. IRIDA was designed to be a user-friendly and open source bioinformatic analysis platform that supports real-time infectious disease outbreak investigation using genomic […]

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blog arrowDate: October 7, 2020


CANARIE Awards $2M to Research Teams to Extend the Interoperability of Canadian Research Data with National and Global Systems

“The ability to connect, share data and work collaboratively with researchers from across Canada and the world is a priority for our government.” [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE announced today the selection of four successful projects from its recent Research Data Management funding call. This funding will enable research teams to work toward greater interoperability and integration […]

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blog arrowDate: September 15, 2020


Nunavut Joins Canada’s National Research and Education Network to Enhance Nunavummiut Access to Colleagues, Data, and Scientific Facilities

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE announced today that Nunavut has joined Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN), initiating the process to connect Nunavut to the CANARIE backbone network that links provincial and territorial networks to each other and to the rest of the world. Nunavut will connect to the CANARIE network through its host organization, Nunavut […]

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blog arrowDate: August 31, 2020