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Citizens help monitor disease outbreaks in Kenya

Community Engagement Health & Medicine Society KENET (Kenya)

Web platforms and mobile applications allow Kenyan citizens to report health symptoms, enabling national research and education network KENET and partners to spot disease outbreaks.

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Supercomputer maps Roman empire trade

Archaeology Digital Humanities DeIC (Denmark)

Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, analyse archaeological data to recreate ancient trading strategies with the help of high-performance computing

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Stronger disaster response for the Philippines

Disaster Warning PREGINET (Philippines)

Mitigation of the effects of natural disasters and major accidents will be supported by a collaboration with the European Union Earth observation program, Copernicus.

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Research & education networks solve real-world problems

National and regional research & education networks traverse our planet, working together to provide ultra high-speed connectivity and tailor-made services that underpin scientific discovery, foster international 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.

Why research & education networks?

Efficient data transfer boosts genomic research for Australian laboratory

Genetics technical specialists at the Biomolecular Resource Facility are using the Globus data movement service through AARNet to share huge datasets with national and international collaborators.

South Africa: lean design for digital libraries

A minimalistic approach to repository architecture provides a solution for universities that reduces costly dependencies, particularly network and storage.

(AC)³ project brings together data sources to better understand the arctic 

The project brings together climate scientists, oceanographers, atmospheric scientists, information technology specialists, and others to understand the main factors driving climate changes.  

New baseline for Brazil’s biodiversity

The Brazilian Biodiversity Information System has lifted the nation’s monitoring of fauna and flora to a new level.

Researching music’s role in human evolution, from the Congo to the cloud

Why is music so prevalent in all human societies? A group of international and interdisciplinary researchers has now concluded: music is vital for forming coalitions.

How social media was infected by Covid

Along with Covid-19 came a wave of skepticism towards authorities and science. Danish researchers use supercomputing to analyze social media posts.