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Fibre optic subsea cables assist in earthquake detection

Disaster Warning RedIRIS (Spain)

Despite vast scientific efforts over many decades, prediction of earthquakes remains highly challenging. Now, a collaboration between universities and other institutions in Spain have adopted a new tool for monitoring seismic activity.

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Empowering women in Western Africa

Education Eko-Konnect WACREN (West + Central Africa)

More than 2,000 young women in Western Africa have received a jump-start for pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering and math through regional network WACREN.

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Meeting the demand for virtual education in Ecuador

Education Technology CEDIA (Ecuador) CUDI (Mexico)

Usage of the advanced distributed learning platform for facilitating virtual education increased exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Astronomers operate the Mercator telescope from a distance of 3,000 km

Thanks to the technology developed by the Institute of Astronomy and the high-performance Belnet connection, (future) astronomers will be able to continue their research from 3,000 kilometres away during the COVID-19 crisis.

Cloud assistance for Maltese COVID-19 study

Funding to access cloud services is enabling researchers at the University of Malta to use machine learning for investigating how COVID-19 restrictions influence our wellbeing.

Connecting remote locations in Ireland

HEAnet is expanding its “eduroam Everywhere” project. Eduroam is a global secure mobility service developed for the academic and research community.

Harder times for fraudulent online shops

A new tool spots patterns in the way fraudulent web shops are set up and enables fast action to delete them.

Exploring how stars work

Scientists investigate mysterious Lithium-producing stars using Australia's interconnected national research infrastructure.

Global partnership helps education sector defend against cyber attacks

Australia, Canada, UK and US collaborate on an automated platform to share intelligence on malware attacks