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Supporting remote teaching of performing arts

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.

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.

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.

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.

Supporting the global challenges of the novel coronavirus

The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Maximizing the value of genomic data through secure transnational sharing

The European “1+ Million Genomes” initiative aims at linking genomic databases across borders. But there is a challenge: You must do it do it without compromising data security.

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.

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.

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.

Dramatic housing transformation in sub-Saharan Africa revealed

By using sophisticated Big Data based geospatial software researchers have revealed a remarkable development: Between 2000 and 2015, housing with improved water and sanitation, sufficient living area and durable construction has doubled in sub-Saharan Africa.