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Remote music education at 10 Gbits per second

Powerful R&E connectivity enables musicians and actors to learn and perform together, although they are hundreds of kilometers apart.

Data Stewards to the rescue, please!

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.

Bringing the Stars Within Our Reach: California Academy of Sciences Makes Data Come to Life

Highly networked planetariums are using "domecasting" — live broadcasting a planetarium show to audiences at other planetariums — to share the latest cosmic discoveries.

Connecting Cape Town’s periphery with eduroam in public libraries

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.

A universe of digital tools to help school-aged students prepare for University

The Up2University project helps school-aged students prepare for university by making the technology and the methodology that students most likely will be facing at universities available to the secondary school level.

Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

Three UK universities had a similar, but complex, challenge when trying to set up a jointly-taught partnership with a Chinese university, starting in 2016–17.

‘Like another campus, not another country’

When Queen Mary University of London looked to open a branch campus in Malta, its priority was to ensure that the experience of students based in Malta would be comparable with students based in the UK (but perhaps with more sunshine).

Creating a playground for Finnish data centre students

The university of Kajaani, Finland, offers a specialized program on data centre education, supported by the Finnish R&E network

The Big Pixel Initiative: using satellite data to map urbanization, schools, and refugee camps

Researchers at the University of California San Diego used satellite images from multiple sources to map and understand city growth patterns in India, with the help of computers trained to distinguish types of growth. The technology is also being used to identify refugee camps and schools in Africa.

Future proofing access to educational resources for a school in regional Australia

Reliable internet supports classroom teaching, linking students to metropolitan experts and underpinning the adoption of new technologies.

Student interns develop campus security systems in Nigeria

Eko-Konnect's internship initiative in Nigeria exposes students to real-life digital technology trends and challenges, such as develping a cost effective way to deploy security and monitoring on campuses across the country.

Training Data Literacy in Ethiopia

Data Carpentry focuses on teaching computational best practices to scientists and has built a shared community with more than 1000 certified instructors and 47 current Member Organizations around the world.