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Supporting Ukrainian scientists’ participation in fundamental research

Particle Physics EaPConnect (Europe's Eastern Partnership countries) URAN (Ukraine)

“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"

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Hunting for gravitational waves, a national and global collaboration

Astronomy AARNet (Australia)

Australian scientists on the hunt for gravitational waves rely on AARNet for transferring data from LIGO detectors in the USA to OzGrav nodes in Australia for analysis.

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Integrating amateur metal detectorists into the network of archaeological knowledge

Archaeology Arts & Culture DeIC (Denmark) GÉANT (Europe)

In the past 30 years amateurs with metal detector have done wonders for archaeology. Some call it the most effective surveying method since the invention of the shovel.

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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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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.

Why TROLLing is the thing to do for linguists

Researchers not only need access to relevant scholarly publications, but also to the data sets and the software used to yield the research results. Take a look at the data repository for linguistics, TROLLing. Warning: linguist humour may occur!

Rehabilitation for children right at home

High-bandwidth capacity enables effective rehabilitation and physical therapy for children in the comfort of their own homes using advanced robotic platforms.

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.

From Copernicus to the icy shores of Greenland

The Greenland Community Ice Information Service provides satellite-based up-to-date information to plan a safe trip across the ice of Northern Greenland.

eduroam is spreading rapidly through Mexico

In Mexico, the eduroam service has grown significantly in the last several years, from two locations 2014 to 444 today, providing the research and education community with a secure, free national and worldwide wifi roaming service.