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.
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.
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.
With an increasing number of researchers working with 5G, there is a growing demand for test facilities outside of a restricted laboratory setting. The EUWireless project is now offering users a complete “telecommunication infrastructure” at his or her disposal.
According to experts, the world needs Data Stewards. Estimates say, that in Europe alone 500.000 will be needed over the coming years. Research & education networks are contributing to make that happen.