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Connecting rural campuses addresses challenges faced by researchers

In South Africa, a major milestone has been reached with the completion of the University of Cape Town segment of the Rural Campuses Connection project, part of a national initiative to connect the country’s rural research facilities.

Private weather observations to be integrated into forecasting

Observations from the “Internet of things”, such as intelligent cars, phones, buildings and personal weather stations added to the mix can provide detailed information on local to hyper-local meteorological phenomena.

Has the world gone peppers?

Researchers from across Europe are hard at work developing a robot that autonomously roams a greenhouse, “eye-balling” sweet peppers to check if they have reached optimal ripeness, and then plucks them off the plant and places them in a vat – all automatically.

Scientists use machine learning to prevent senior falls

Researchers in the United States are developing intelligent devices that predict and prevent deadly falls among the elderly by using machine learning.

Future proofing access to educational resources for a school in regional Australia

Reliable internet supports classroom teaching, linking students to metropolitan experts and underpinning the adoption of new technologies.

Norse mythology inspires robust approach to securing digital infrastructure

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

GPS Network Navigates Climate and Seismic Disaster Prevention

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.

Building expertise for a new era of online artistic collaboration

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.

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