By using sophisticated Big Data based geospatial software researchers have revealed a remarkable development: Between 2000 and 2015, housing with improved water and sanitation, sufficient living area and durable construction has doubled in sub-Saharan Africa.
Luckily, we live longer. SHARE, the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe, helps researchers understand the consequences, and helps policy makers make the necessary decisions on health, social and economic policy.
“Strong winds, storms, heavy rain, heatwaves, and severe frosts all cause hundreds of millions of dollars of damage in the region. Also we had loss of lives and injuries so it is a very important issue.” Dr. Artur Gevorgyan, Hydromet Service of Armenia
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.
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!
SONG, the Stellar Observations Network Group is creating a network of small, interconnected, robotic telescopes scattered across the globe, to be able to focus on one specific point in the sky for days, weeks and months on end.