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Europe is ageing! And so what?

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.

Armenian weather predictions get help from the Cloud

“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

Connected supercomputers to boost European science and innovation

A new pre-exascale supercomputer in Finland will be tenfold faster compared to today's fastest European supercomputer

Integrating amateur metal detectorists into the network of archaeological knowledge

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.

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!

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.

Following the stars 24×7

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.

Watch out Universe! Belarusian scientists can now help unravel your secrets

Belarusian scientist Vitaly Yermolchyk is trying to help unravel the hidden secrets of the Universe. But a bottleneck in network connectivity between his University and CERN –the European Organization for Nuclear Research– has been reducing his ability to participate.

Improving the accuracy of information used for land management

A customized network solution has greatly improved access to essential satellite imagery and geospatial data for researchers who help inform government policy on land management.

eduroam wifi access for more and more people

Eduroam is expanding across countries and beyond campuses to support mobility for academics, students and researchers globally, with Tajikistan being among the latest country to join the eduroam family.

Has the world gone peppers?

Researchers from across Europe are hard at work developing a robot that autonomously roams a greenhouse, “eye-balling” sweet peppers to check if they have reached optimal ripeness, and then plucks them off the plant and places them in a vat – all automatically.