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Supporting more responsible stewardship of marine ecosystems

Environment CANARIE (Canada)

OTN research has yielded important insights into the often-mysterious migrations of endangered marine animals like leatherback turtles, basking sharks, American eels, and Bluefin tuna, and have generated critical knowledge towards conservation recommendations.

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MOREnet’s Immersive Learning Lab: Empowering Educators with Technology

Community Engagement Education Technology Internet2 (USA) North America

MOREnet's Immersive Learning Lab, the MILL, provides teachers with the training required to effectively implement innovative, hands-on technology-focused learning strategies.

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Building a real-time early-warning system for political violence

Society SUNET (Sweden)

Large databases, supercomputers and high-speed connections are part of the computational infrastructure to provide forecasts of political conflicts in Africa, and the peaceful university city of Uppsala, Sweden, is at the centre of it all.

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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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Maximizing the value of genomic data through secure transnational sharing

The European “1+ Million Genomes” initiative aims at linking genomic databases across borders. But there is a challenge: You must do it do it without compromising data security.

Developing a global model for solar energy

Researchers have designed a uniquely detailed and precise model of solar energy potential on a global scale, and they are offering their data free of charge for everybody to use.

Bridging 7000+ km to teach fisheries management

Fishery management experts from The Arctic University of Norway are teaching Somali students how to exploit their marine resources. The teaching collaboration features interactive live lectures allowing for two-way communication, questions and discussions.  

Helping to bring vital software back on line in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

When Hurricane Michael came ashore at Mexico Beach, Florida on October 10, 2018, it knocked the Traffic and Criminal Software, a vital piece of law enforcement software, offline.

Visualising the story of Australia’s largest ever naval loss

An ambitious project is creating digital 3D reconstructions of shipwrecks for virtual underwater heritage museum experiences

Broadband in K-12 Schools Boosts Teaching Practices and Learning Outcomes

High-speed Internet is redefining K-12 education in the US. Studies show that learning outcomes are better when technology is integrated into pedagogically sound teaching. Two vastly different California schools are showing the power of broadband by using the same digital learning tools.