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Computing for a sustainable world

Genomics Health & Medicine Life Sciences Society DeIC (Denmark)

High performance computing in Denmark plays a crucial role in finding solutions to the challenges of the future, such as eliminating poverty and hunger, protecting our climate, reducing inequalities, promoting education and health, and sustainable economic growth

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Large genome project tackles pandemic

Genomics Health & Medicine CSC (Finland)

COVID-19 has been added to the list of health threats addressed in the 1+Million Genomes Initiative (B1MG), a joint effort by 23 European countries.

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The Human Brain Project: navigating brain networks

Community Engagement Health & Medicine Life Sciences Neuroscience GÉANT (Europe)

Building a research infrastructure to harness multiple disciplines and computing, to help advance neuroscience, medicine and computing to the benefit of society.

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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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Deep learning in cancer treatment: the algorithm that learns how to make us feel better

It is difficult to predict the course of a disease without knowing its past. For this reason, data analysis is taking on an increasingly crucial role.

Virtual Excavations: Pacific Research Platform Enables Remote Collaboration on Underwater Archeological Dig in Israel

Supported by CENIC's 400-gigabit research network, the Pacific Research Platform has not only enabled researchers at UC San Diego and their partners at the University of Haifa in Israel to go ahead with their archeological dig despite the COVID-19 pandemic but also drastically accelerated data analysis times.

The Armenian Data Cube: a successful collaboration for environmental sustainability

Game-changing technology for remote sensing Earth Observation and national-level data visualisation to measure productivity of pasture land, the presence of pollutants, and the impacts of natural phenomena such as erosion or droughts.

How a university in Scotland recovered from a ransomware attack

When Dundee and Angus College, in Scotland, UK, was brought to a halt by a cyberattack, its leadership had to face a new reality. “It dawned on me that, in a digital sense, there was no college; everything had been wiped. That was a pretty low moment,” says principal Simon Hewitt. Ironically, the first point... View Article

Data relief for South African students

How the national research and education network has been instrumental in securing affordable online education for South African students and university staff.

Enabling remote surgery and training in Uganda

New York's Mount Sinai Health System extends its surgical knowledge and care to places where it is most needed and likely to have an impact.