SARIMA Annual Conference 2016 – Durban, South Africa / May 17-20, 2016

The SARIMA Annual Conference 2016 will take place on May 17-20, 2016 in Durban, South Africa. It will be organised by the South African Department of Science and Technology (DST). The broad theme will centre around the leveraging of unique resources to position southern Africa’s Research and Innovation globally,. The conference will also offer the opportunity to  explore the […]

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African reseach and education networks sign €26.6m Internet project contract agreement with EU

African research and education network associations WACREN, the UbuntuNet Alliance and ASREN have partnered with their European counterpart GÉANT in the AfricaConnect2 project, a €26.6m EU co-funded project to provide dedicated high-speed internet all over Africa. AfricaConnect2 follows the success of the AfricaConnect project which contributed to the creation of a high-speed R&E network in Eastern and […]

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Sci-GaIA launches a survey on current or planned e-Infrastructures in Africa

TAKE THE ONLINE SCI-GAIA SURVEY The Sci-GaIA project has launched a survey on current or planned e-Infrastructure Applications (HPC, Grid, Cloud Computing, Data Repositories, web portals, etc) in Africa. The objective is to monitor and assess the implementation and uptake of e-Infrastructures services and Science Gateways in Africa and identify and assess the potential needs of new communities. […]

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Sci-GaIA, TANDEM and ORCID sign a Memorandum of Understanding

On the 30th of November 2015, Sci-GaIA, TANDEM and ORCID have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to coordinate efforts to adopt identifiers and standards to manage access to and reporting of research outputs. ORCID, Sci-GaIA, and TANDEM are non-for-profit initiatives engaged in supporting discoverability in scholarly communications and building infrastructure. Sci-GaIA aims at creating a […]

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Sci-GaIA Open Access Repository Video tutorial released

Sci-GaIA has prepared and released a short video to explain how to upload research products like papers and recordings on the Sci-GaIA Open Access Repository. The video is a clear tutorial guiding you step by step in the process of signing in, submitting different type of research products (datasets, posters, presentations, publications and software, images and […]

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