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Norse mythology inspires robust approach to securing digital infrastructure

Cyber Security Technology SUNET (Sweden)

What is the connection between a pig from Norse mythology and the Swedish plans for Total Defence in case of war?

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GPS Network Navigates Climate and Seismic Disaster Prevention

Climate Science Earth Observation Environment CUDI (Mexico)

TLALOC-Net is a network of GPS and meteorological stations used to study the atmospheric and solid earth processes, allowing better analysis of the Mexican subduction zone.

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Building expertise for a new era of online artistic collaboration

Arts & Culture Technology UNINETT (Norway)

Two Norwegian universities have launched a joint master programme training musical and artistic collaboration over the Internet, with super-fast connectivity linking two experimental labs, 500 km apart.

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Research & education networks solve real-world problems

National and regional research & education networks traverse our planet, providing ultra high-speed connectivity and tailor-made services that underpin scientific discovery, foster global collaborations and unlock access to education. This blog features fascinating stories from around the world about people and projects empowered by these networks to make a difference.

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Student interns develop campus security systems in Nigeria

Eko-Konnect's internship initiative in Nigeria exposes students to real-life digital technology trends and challenges, such as develping a cost effective way to deploy security and monitoring on campuses across the country.

Improving gastric cancer survival rates in Central Asia

R&E networks help save lives by powering interactive remote training of endoscopists on novel techniques for early stomach cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Pinpointing air pollution from space

For the first time, air pollution from individual cities and built-up areas can be detected from space. The European Sentinel-5 Precursor Earth observation satellite sends ultra precise measurement data to ground stations in Norway and Canada.

Supporting sustainable water management in Central Asia

R&E networks make hydro-meteorological monitoring data accessible to scientists and local authorities for informed water supply assessment and management in Central Asia

Teaching researchers to write better code

As research becomes increasingly data driven, more and more researchers need tailor-made software for their research projects. The CodeRefinery project is training them to code.

Training Data Literacy in Ethiopia

Data Carpentry focuses on teaching computational best practices to scientists and has built a shared community with more than 1000 certified instructors and 47 current Member Organizations around the world.