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Connecting Cape Town’s periphery with eduroam in public libraries

Community Engagement Digital Divide Education Technology TENET (South Africa)

eduroam is turned on in Cape Town’s public libraries, providing wireless roaming services and free Internet access to the research and education community globally.

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Collaborative networks help improve the life of Parkinson’s disease patients

Health & Medicine Neuroscience GÉANT (Europe) RESTENA (Luxembourg)

Important research being carried out at Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) on Parkinson’s Disease is having a global impact supported by RESTENA, Luxembourg's NREN.

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Europe is ageing! And so what?

Health & Medicine Other Society GÉANT (Europe)

Luckily, we live longer. SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, helps researchers understand the consequences, and helps policy makers make the necessary decisions on health, social and economic policy.

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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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Strengthening cyber-security expertise in Georgia

How the country’s next generation of cyber specialists is being nurtured through a series of Eastern Partnership Connect-funded initiatives.

Live images from a 600 m long microscope

The European Spallation Source, a 1.843 M euro Big Science infrastructure under construction in Lund, Sweden, will feature an on-demand streaming channel

Armenian weather predictions get help from the Cloud

“Strong winds, storms, heavy rain, heatwaves, and severe frosts all cause hundreds of millions of dollars of damage in the region. Also we had loss of lives and injuries so it is a very important issue.” Dr. Artur Gevorgyan, Hydromet Service of Armenia

Connected supercomputers to boost European science and innovation

A new pre-exascale supercomputer in Finland will be tenfold faster compared to today's fastest European supercomputer

Creating a model of the Sun as a whole

In the WHOLE SUN project, world leading European solar and stellar physicists join expertise and techniques to create for the first time a global integrated view of our star and extend it to its twins.

Supporting Ukrainian scientists’ participation in fundamental research

“It’s a significant contribution by our Institute and Ukraine as a whole to one of the largest experiments... designed to find answers to some of the most important questions for understanding nature"