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Why TROLLing is the thing to do for linguists

Arts & Culture Digital Humanities GÉANT (Europe) UNINETT (Norway)

Researchers not only need access to relevant scholarly publications, but also to the data sets and the software used to yield the research results. Take a look at the data repository for linguistics, TROLLing. Warning: linguist humour may occur!

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Rehabilitation for children right at home

Health & Medicine Neuroscience GARR (Italy)

High-bandwidth capacity enables effective rehabilitation and physical therapy for children in the comfort of their own homes using advanced robotic platforms.

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Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

Education Technology CERNET (China) Jisc (United Kingdom)

Three UK universities had a similar, but complex, challenge when trying to set up a jointly-taught partnership with a Chinese university, starting in 2016–17.

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Welcome to the world of research & education networks

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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From Copernicus to the icy shores of Greenland

The Greenland Community Ice Information Service provides satellite-based up-to-date information to plan a safe trip across the ice of Northern Greenland.

eduroam is spreading rapidly through Mexico

In Mexico, the eduroam service has grown significantly in the last several years, from two locations 2014 to 444 today, providing the research and education community with a secure, free national and worldwide wifi roaming service.

‘Like another campus, not another country’: how Queen Mary’s used international NRENs to establish good connectivity for TNE in Malta

When Queen Mary University of London looked to open a branch campus in Malta, its priority was to ensure that the experience of students based in Malta would be comparable with students based in the UK (but perhaps with more sunshine). Here's how the Jisc Global Connect service - and partnerships with NRENs - made this happen

Following the stars 24×7

SONG, the Stellar Observations Network Group is creating a network of small, interconnected, robotic telescopes scattered across the globe, to be able to focus on one specific point in the sky for days, weeks and months on end.

Watch out Universe! Belarusian scientists can now help unravel your secrets

Belarusian scientist Vitaly Yermolchyk is trying to help unravel the hidden secrets of the Universe. But a bottleneck in network connectivity between his University and CERN –the European Organization for Nuclear Research– has been reducing his ability to participate.

Improving the accuracy of information used for land management

A customized network solution has greatly improved access to essential satellite imagery and geospatial data for researchers who help inform government policy on land management.