The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.
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.
3rd grade students from seven public schools near Sao Paolo have participated in a pilot project for the preparation of games to favour math learning. The project is proving that learning numbers and calculus can be a more fun experience with the use of educational games in the classroom
The Amazon region is one of the ecosystems on the planet most affected by global climate change. The reason is variations in the Ecuador line cause events like floods, droughts and storms that directly affect the environment and the local population.
The Anilla Cultural Latinoamérica-Europa in Uruguay, a network of cultural facilities, coproduces online events using second-generation netowrking technologies and promotes both research on new uses of the Internet in cultural production and the exchange of content.
The skies of Latin America have captivated stargazers for centuries. Today, the landscape is dotted with many of the world’s most advanced and important regional, national and international observatories, providing forefront access to the heavens and beyond – enabling groundbreaking research to advance our knowledge of the universe.
The Amazon is the largest and best-known center of biodiversity on the planet, but its forests are being lost at unsustainably high rates. Ongoing research in the Ecuadorian Amazon since the mid-1990s has resulted in concrete environmental benefits for the region and is now supported by a new connection between Ecuador and the United States.
Dr. Javier Sellanes, a professor at the Universidad Católica del Norte is manager of the project that gave life to Pandora, the platform that manages a distributed repository network for the conservation of information related to biodiversity in Chile, including over 30 thousand species of flora and fauna.