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Researchers in the BODYinTRANSIT project are studying how Body Transformation Experiences (BTE), or perceptual illusions of body change, can be engineered, to create the illusion of being something different than what they are in reality.

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Connecting South Africa to the CERN physicists

Particle Physics TENET (South Africa)

Particle physics research datasets that need to be transported to CERN are often large and can require large amounts of bandwidth for short bursts.

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Connecting researchers to the supercomputers at the cornerstone of Australian researchers

Technology AARNet (Australia)

AARNet’s partnership with supercomputing centres, universities and research institutes allow researchers to connect to some of the fastest supercomputers in Australia and undertake globally competitive research.

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Welcome to the world of research & education networks

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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Empowerment through e-learning

Within six weeks after the introduction of COVID-19 lockdowns in March 2020, university education in Sri Lanka returned in a digital format.

South African bandwidth for world’s largest science project

Construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope has been initiated in South Africa and Australia. A major part of the challenge is to provide the necessary high-speed bandwidth.

Morocco boosts scientific connectivity

A new circuit improves the possibilities for Moroccan researchers to participate in international collaborations such as the high-energy physics experiment ATLAS and the undersea neutrino telescope ANTARES.

Optical cable is laid in the bed of the Amazon River

A new project sees 705 km of optical cable laid in the bed of the Amazon River, passing through five cities that together have a population of 1 million inhabitants.

Pandemic has changed the role of teachers

The move to e-learning triggered by COVID-19 lockdowns has created new opportunities but also meant additional stress for tertiary education teachers in the United Kingdom.

Furthering international research collaboration through competition

NRENs supported the Data Mover Challenge 2021, an annual international competition that brings together experts from industry and academia and tests their software and solutions for transferring huge amounts of research data.