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Distance learning revolution in Bangladesh

The national research and education network of Bangladesh has assisted its member institutions in setting up online education and conferencing services in response to the global pandemic.

Quantum computing predicts Finnish housing prices

A project involving Finland's research and education network is working on a new tool for complex calculations.

International collaboration challenges and solutions for Ukraine’s particle physicists

For Ukrainian researchers at Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology, planned changes to the Large Hadron Collider will bring a challenge. But a new ‘spectrum’ digital highway provided by URAN and the EU-funded EaPConnect project offers a ‘future-proofed’ solution.

The week that brought Sri Lanka e-learning

Networks collaborate to deploy online learning technology to the research and education community during the pandemic

How astronomers are making the universe feel smaller

While astronomers tackle the largest research area possible – the entire universe beyond the Earth’s atmosphere – just a few telescopes around the world provide much of the data they study to uncover the secrets of the universe’s celestial objects.

Gold-containing particles target cancer

Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have shown that gold nanoclusters are well suited for delivery of drugs specifically to cancer cells.

European cities share experiences on sustainability

Colibri, a service developed by the Portuguese national research & education network hosted a knowledge exchange on urban sustainability involving 161 European cities

Fighting fake academic diplomas

Building on blockchain technology, the new service SWITCHverify allows universities in Switzerland to guard themselves against fake academic diplomas.

Fibre optic subsea cables assist in earthquake detection

Despite vast scientific efforts over many decades, prediction of earthquakes remains highly challenging. Now, a collaboration between universities and other institutions in Spain have adopted a new tool for monitoring seismic activity.

Astronomers operate the Mercator telescope from a distance of 3,000 km

Thanks to the technology developed by the Institute of Astronomy and the high-performance Belnet connection, (future) astronomers will be able to continue their research from 3,000 kilometres away during the COVID-19 crisis.

Cloud assistance for Maltese COVID-19 study

Funding to access cloud services is enabling researchers at the University of Malta to use machine learning for investigating how COVID-19 restrictions influence our wellbeing.

Connecting remote locations in Ireland

HEAnet is expanding its “eduroam Everywhere” project. Eduroam is a global secure mobility service developed for the academic and research community.