Introducing the white hat hackers of Brazil

Cyber Security Education RNP (Brazil)

With the goal of recruiting at least 30,000 students, the program “Hackers do Bem” – Hackers of good or, if you will, white hat hackers – addresses a significant deficit of professionals in cybersecurity.

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How supercomputing may improve our sleep

Health & Medicine Neuroscience DeIC (Denmark)

With the help of the supercomputing and the research network, researchers exploit the vast amounts of international sleep data.

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Personalised healthcare made cyber secure

Cyber Security Genomics Health & Medicine NICT (Japan)

A trial in Japan has demonstrated the world’s first system able to store genome data from many individuals in multiple locations so that they can be used for medical treatment and healthcare.

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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.

Why research & education networks?

Blended learning on the rise in South Africa

The boost for e-learning initiated by the COVID pandemic has given birth to a new trend for education. While students have returned to lecture halls, educators keep the digital momentum going in new blended formats.

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.