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Supporting distance learning with eduMEET in Ukraine

Education Technology EaPConnect (Europe's Eastern Partnership countries) Europe URAN (Ukraine)

Within the first week eduMEET became a popular tool and is now attracting up to 120 users per day.

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Seeking powerful neutrinos off the coast of British Columbia

Astronomy Particle Physics CANARIE (Canada)

An Alberta physicist is able is search for high-energy neutrinos in the waters off the coast of Vancouver Island, from his desk in Edmonton, thanks to Canada's National Research and Education Network

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Teaching and learning moves online for 11 universities in Somalia during COVID-19

Education Technology somaliREN UbuntuNet (East & Southern Africa)

Online teaching and learning in this period of the COVID-19 pandemic would have remained a far-fetched dream for some Somali universities if it were not for the timely intervention of the Somali Research and Education Network.

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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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A new e-learning initiative for Africa

Africans of all ages will be able to benefit from access to distance learning following the establishment of the Pan African Virtual and E-University

Predicting climate change impacts in Georgia

Natural disasters have intensified in recent years, causing substantial damage to infrastructure, farmland and people’s lives, with research more critical than ever to improving disaster preparedness.

Open source for distance learning thanks to the iorestoacasa.work initiative

GARR makes free web conference resources available that will particularly help schools with providing distance learning during the COVID-19 emergency.

COVID19 causes explosive growth of remote classes for Chilean universities

The suspension of classes, as a result of the health emergency, forced Chilean universities to accelerate their digitization processes and the incorporation of videoconferencing platforms.

Dutch nursing instructors are keen on open education

The COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic enhances value of open education tools for Dutch nurses.

Volcano surveillance in near-real time

Recent research on the Italian volcano Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world, may have developed a new tool for predicting eruptions.