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Helping to bring vital software back on line in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

Climate Science Disaster Warning Environment Internet2 (USA) North America

When Hurricane Michael came ashore at Mexico Beach, Florida on October 10, 2018, it knocked the Traffic and Criminal Software, a vital piece of law enforcement software, offline.

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Visualising the story of Australia’s largest ever naval loss

Archaeology Arts & Culture AARNet (Australia)

An ambitious project is creating digital 3D reconstructions of shipwrecks for virtual underwater heritage museum experiences

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Broadband in K-12 Schools Boosts Teaching Practices and Learning Outcomes

Education Technology CENIC (USA)

High-speed Internet is redefining K-12 education in the US. Studies show that learning outcomes are better when technology is integrated into pedagogically sound teaching. Two vastly different California schools are showing the power of broadband by using the same digital learning tools.

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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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Citizen science: collaboration for water quality

Harnessing the power of citizen science gives scientists the opportunity to gather more data than they ever could alone.

Remote music education at 10 Gbits per second

Powerful R&E connectivity enables musicians and actors to learn and perform together, although they are hundreds of kilometers apart.

Giving researchers access to real world 5G cellular mobile infrastructure

With an increasing number of researchers working with 5G, there is a growing demand for test facilities outside of a restricted laboratory setting. The EUWireless project is now offering users a complete “telecommunication infrastructure” at his or her disposal.

Data Stewards to the rescue, please!

According to experts, the world needs Data Stewards. Estimates say, that in Europe alone 500.000 will be needed over the coming years. Research & education networks are contributing to make that happen.

Clearing the path to seismological data

The EOSC-hub project is establishing a single contact point for European researchers to access and use resources for advanced data-driven research in fields such as seismology.

Preparing for earthquakes in Azerbaijan

From ancient times to the present, strong and catastrophic quakes have caused tremendous destruction in the territory of Azerbaijan. High-speed Internet is essential in order to process information about earthquakes.