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Understanding our planet through aurora

Astronomy Atmospheric science Climate Science CANARIE (Canada)

Scientists at the University of Calgary in Canada are spearheading aurora studies, that will help us model and predict space weather and understand the Earth’s magnetosphere.

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Supporting remote teaching of performing arts

Arts & Culture Education GÉANT (Europe) Internet2 (USA)

How do artists play music together in times of a crisis like COVID-19? How do they teach, run courses, collaborate, rehearse, and perform during lockdowns all over the world? Enter: the Network Performing Arts Production Workshops.

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Advancing online learning technologies in Zambia

Education Technology UbuntuNet (East & Southern Africa) ZAMREN (Zambia)

When universities in Zambia closed down due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Zambia Research and Education Network stepped in with its high capacity network to assist 22 of its member institutions deploy Moodle.

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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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Powering a circuit of university movie theatres

Brazil's research network plays an important role in distributing and enabling more people to access cultural materials, particularly Brazilian-made film.

Open Science made in Africa

Libraries and national research and education networks in West and Central Africa join forces to make scientific data more accessible.

Using satellite imagery to solve real world problems

Digital Earth Australia, a ground-breaking open source platform, transforms spatial data and satellite imagery into easily accessible tools for planning and decision making, and relies on AARNet for moving data around the research community.

Boosting online learning in Morocco during the coronavirus lockdown

MARWAN, the Moroccan Academic and Research Network, has played a crucial role in supporting the remote delivery of higher education.

This is how climate change will affect your community

Researchers at the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada have created a tool that’s able to visualize the changes about to take place at local communities.

Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics

The new eduVPN app allows academics and staff at Nordic universities to enjoy their fast university network connection when working at home.