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The science behind a cycling victory

Sports science Technology NORDUNet (European Nordic)

When Danish cyclist Jonas Vingegaard triumphed in the 2022 edition of the world’s largest cycling event, the Tour de France, supercomputing played a part. Wind tunnel trials helped his Jumbo Visma team optimize aerodynamics.

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Mapping Europe’s wind energy resource

Energy Technology DeIC (Denmark)

In a world craving renewable and zero-carbon energy, the economic and societal importance of wind power has become huge.

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Optical fibre: a new way of monitoring earthquakes

Earth Observation Technology AARNet (Australia)

A huge network of optical fibre runs underground across Australia, delivering the internet on light pulses. Optical fibre is very sensitive to vibration, making it an option for recording the Earth’s tremors.

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Research & education networks solve real-world problems

National and regional research & education networks traverse our planet, providing ultra high-speed connectivity and tailor-made services that underpin scientific discovery, foster global collaborations and unlock access to education. This blog features fascinating stories from around the world about people and projects empowered by these networks to make a difference.

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Preparing for great strides forward in Oregon tribal connectivity

Link Oregon, is partnering with Oregon tribes, along with the Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC), the University of Oregon (UO), and Oregon State University (OSU), to improve internet connectivity for tribal communities in Oregon.

Enabling researchers to reuse sensitive biomedical data

CSC has recently developed new services for sensitive data management for research so that data from more patients can be shared and analysed to fast-track discoveries.

Supercomputing takes cancer research to a new level

While a variety of genetic factors are known to play major roles in relation to cancer, the specific pathways still largely remain to be discovered. This is the main scope of computational biology.

Internet for 700,000 students in Brazil

Students of socioeconomic vulnerability in Brazil will be provided internet access, while many other students will have their existing connections upgraded.

Oman is roaming ahead full speed

Students, researchers, and academics across the sultanate can now use eduroam to connect to the internet.

Applying virtual reality technology to improve body image

Researchers in the BODYinTRANSIT project are studying how Body Transformation Experiences (BTE), or perceptual illusions of body change, can be engineered, to create the illusion of being something different than what they are in reality.