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Empowering researchers in the Asia-Pacific region

The recent REN Leaders Forum served as a platform to facilitate greater united coordination to help increase the impact of the technologies and capabilities NRENs provide for enabling of research in APAC countries.

How computers can speed up drug discovery

In a joint project, University of Eastern Finland and Finland's R&E network CSC have cut down a key procedure in drug discovery from four months to 10 days.

A Fresh Light on Van Gogh

Why do some colours in Vincent van Gogh's paintings gradually change, and what can be done about it? That is what the Van Gogh Museum is trying to find out together with ASML and various scientific institutions.

Virtual SuperLab combines nuclear and renewable powers

In a virtual exercise, the Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) and partners demonstrated that large-scale renewable energy sources can be introduced into the US energy system without interruptions in power supply.

Understanding the mechanics of solar storms

“Simple pen and paper are not enough; numerical modelling is needed. This kind of modelling is also challenging because of many different time and other scales, and it requires supercomputer resources,” says Professor Maarit Korpi-Lagg.

Enhancing weather monitoring in Africa: Ghana first

Weather monitoring and forecasting is crucial for sectors such as agriculture, energy, transportation, and disaster management.

Digital relief for UK teachers

Jisc, the NREN of UK, is working with startup company TeacherMatic to bring relief to teachers across the country through artificial intelligence.

Collaboration strengthens Australia’s geodetic capabilities

Position, navigation and timing services rely on geodetic data, such as how fast the Earth is spinning and the tilt of its axis, collected from observatories around the globe.

South Africa: coping during power outages

How an NREN is intensifying its efforts to mitigate the consequences of scheduled, rolling electricity outages for its connected institutions.

Forecasting glacier outburst floods

A European project will enable the prediction of flooding from glaciers that threaten settled areas and infrastructure.

Extending the reach of eduroam to more airports: Bangladesh and South Africa

eduroam - the free Wi-Fi roaming service for the international research and education community - is available at more than 30 airports around the globe, with deployments at airports in Bangladesh and South Africa among the latest.

Bridging the digital divide in Uganda

Solar-powered internet routers will deliver an internet access solution like no other and create new opportunities for research and education.