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Supporting Ukrainian scientists’ participation in fundamental research

“It’s a significant contribution by our Institute and Ukraine as a whole to one of the largest experiments... designed to find answers to some of the most important questions for understanding nature"

Hunting for gravitational waves, a national and global collaboration

Australian scientists on the hunt for gravitational waves rely on AARNet for transferring data from LIGO detectors in the USA to OzGrav nodes in Australia for analysis.

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!

Rehabilitation for children right at home

High-bandwidth capacity enables effective rehabilitation and physical therapy for children in the comfort of their own homes using advanced robotic platforms.

Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

Three UK universities had a similar, but complex, challenge when trying to set up a jointly-taught partnership with a Chinese university, starting in 2016–17.

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.

eduroam is spreading rapidly through Mexico

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.

‘Like another campus, not another country’

When Queen Mary University of London looked to open a branch campus in Malta, its priority was to ensure that the experience of students based in Malta would be comparable with students based in the UK (but perhaps with more sunshine).

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.