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Powering up future communicators

Students of communication and journalism at higher learning institutions across 13 African countries can look forward to extensive virtual collaboration through a new digital platform, the All Varsity News Network.

GÉANT and the SKA – an astronomical collaboration

The Square Kilometre Array, known as the SKA, will become the world’s biggest radio telescope, surveying the sky ten thousand times faster than ever before.

What does Mars sound like? Turning the red planet’s data into music

Ever wondered what the planets sound like? The Mars Soundscapes project uses sonification to transform data from the Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft, and images from rovers, Curiosity and Opportunity.

Supporting medical examinations in Moldova

RENAM has provided 2 DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) portals and 6 DICOM servers to handle the generation, storage and usage of medical images, which has grown during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nordic boom in distance learning

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of distance learning users in the Nordic countries has risen dramatically.

Boosting the vitality of the Belarusian language

The survival and development of the Belarusian language has been boosted by the work of the Speech Synthesis and Recognition Laboratory at the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Supporting distance learning with eduMEET in Ukraine

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

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.

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.

Coronavirus triggers Portuguese distance learning boom

The academic communities in Portugal have rapidly taken up distance learning services due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Over very short time, the number of daily users has risen from just below 2,000 to more than 60,000.