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Cloud assistance for Maltese COVID-19 study

Funding to access cloud services is enabling researchers at the University of Malta to use machine learning for investigating how COVID-19 restrictions influence our wellbeing.

Safe Harbour for Migrating Fish and Cleaner Sustainable Energy

Tracking the migratory patterns of fish required connecting a vast number of sensors and cameras and the capacity to flawlessly transfer terabytes of recorded images and signals.

KNMI shares weather data with fellow institutes via EUMETSAT

Weather satellites provide raw data for weather and climate models. EUMETSAT collects this raw data and distributes the processed data to weather institutes in its member countries, such as the Dutch KNMI. The institutes themselves contribute to the processing of the data. How does this work, how are the data distributed, and what is SURF's role?

The Human Brain Project: navigating brain networks

Building a research infrastructure to harness multiple disciplines and computing, to help advance neuroscience, medicine and computing to the benefit of society.

OpenUP2U: accessible education in times of crisis

In an effort to support continued learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU-funded Up2University (Up2U) project rapidly accelerated development of a version of its trusted, remote learning platform, and offered it to all schools and universities across Europe.

Opening the door to Europe’s digital language library

The CLARIN research infrastructure (or simply “CLARIN”) was set up in 2012. Its objective is to make digital language resources from Europe accessible to humanities and social science researchers through a single sign-on.

Supporting remote teaching of performing arts

How do artists play music together in times of a crisis like COVID-19? How do they teach, run courses, collaborate, rehearse, and perform during lockdowns all over the world? Enter: the Network Performing Arts Production Workshops.

Powering up future communicators

Students of communication and journalism at higher learning institutions across 13 African countries can look forward to extensive virtual collaboration through a new digital platform, the All Varsity News Network.

GÉANT and the SKA – an astronomical collaboration

The Square Kilometre Array, known as the SKA, will become the world’s biggest radio telescope, surveying the sky ten thousand times faster than ever before.

What does Mars sound like? Turning the red planet’s data into music

Ever wondered what the planets sound like? The Mars Soundscapes project uses sonification to transform data from the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft, and images from rovers, Curiosity and Opportunity.

Open source for distance learning thanks to the iorestoacasa.work initiative

GARR makes free web conference resources available that will particularly help schools with providing distance learning during the COVID-19 emergency.

Volcano surveillance in near-real time

Recent research on the Italian volcano Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, may have developed a new tool for predicting eruptions.