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A collaborative platform in El Salvador in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Health & Medicine Knowledge Exchange RAICES (El Salvador) RedCLARA (Latin America)

Planning for a safe and healthy future in an uncertain environment by joining the best minds and resources.

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UdeC Telemedicine Group enables free “Covid-19 Risk Assessment” platform

Health & Medicine REUNA (Chile)

As of May 26, approximately 1.5 million revenues had already been registered on the platform, 75% of which came from users in Chile. Of this total, 701 teleconsultations were carried out, of which 197 were sent to quarantine.

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What does Mars sound like? Turning the red planet’s data into music

Astronomy Space Technology GÉANT (Europe)

Ever wondered what the planets sound like? The Mars Soundscapes project uses sonification to transform data from the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft, and images from rovers, Curiosity and Opportunity.

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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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Supporting medical examinations in Moldova

RENAM has provided 2 DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) portals and 6 DICOM servers to handle the generation, storage and usage of medical images, which has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nordic boom in distance learning

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of distance learning users in the Nordic countries has risen dramatically.

Ugandan hospital gets affordable internet, improved network performance

Nsambya, a 375 bed referral hospital in Uganda would still have been paying 5 times more than it is currently paying for internet bandwidth if its management had not taken the smart decision to connect to the Research and Education Network (NREN) of Uganda (RENU).

Boosting the vitality of the Belarusian language

The survival and development of the Belarusian language has been boosted by the work of the Speech Synthesis and Recognition Laboratory at the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Protecting reptiles and amphibians

A new genomics resource has been established to help understand and protect Australia’s unique reptiles and amphibians.

Supporting distance learning with eduMEET in Ukraine

Within the first week eduMEET became a popular tool and is now attracting up to 120 users per day.