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Why TROLLing is the thing to do for linguists

Researchers not only need access to relevant scholarly publications, but also to the data sets and the software used to yield the research results. Take a look at the data repository for linguistics, TROLLing. Warning: linguist humour may occur!

Rehabilitation for children right at home

High-bandwidth capacity enables effective rehabilitation and physical therapy for children in the comfort of their own homes using advanced robotic platforms.

Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

Three UK universities had a similar, but complex, challenge when trying to set up a jointly-taught partnership with a Chinese university, starting in 2016–17.

From Copernicus to the icy shores of Greenland

The Greenland Community Ice Information Service provides satellite-based up-to-date information to plan a safe trip across the ice of Northern Greenland.

eduroam is spreading rapidly through Mexico

In Mexico, the eduroam service has grown significantly in the last several years, from two locations 2014 to 444 today, providing the research and education community with a secure, free national and worldwide wifi roaming service.

‘Like another campus, not another country’: how Queen Mary’s used international NRENs to establish good connectivity for TNE in Malta

When Queen Mary University of London looked to open a branch campus in Malta, its priority was to ensure that the experience of students based in Malta would be comparable with students based in the UK (but perhaps with more sunshine). Here's how the Jisc Global Connect service - and partnerships with NRENs - made this happen

Following the stars 24×7

SONG, the Stellar Observations Network Group is creating a network of small, interconnected, robotic telescopes scattered across the globe, to be able to focus on one specific point in the sky for days, weeks and months on end.

Watch out Universe! Belarusian scientists can now help unravel your secrets

Belarusian scientist Vitaly Yermolchyk is trying to help unravel the hidden secrets of the Universe. But a bottleneck in network connectivity between his University and CERN –the European Organization for Nuclear Research– has been reducing his ability to participate.

Improving the accuracy of information used for land management

A customized network solution has greatly improved access to essential satellite imagery and geospatial data for researchers who help inform government policy on land management.

Creating a playground for Finnish data centre students

The university of Kajaani, Finland, offers a specialized program on data centre education, supported by the Finnish R&E network

Fighting cybercrime in the research & education sector

Research & Education networks play an important part in protecting universities and research facilities from phishing-attempts, DDoS attacks, ransomware, and much more.

The Big Pixel Initiative: using satellite data to map urbanization, schools, and refugee camps

Researchers at the University of California San Diego used satellite images from multiple sources to map and understand city growth patterns in India, with the help of computers trained to distinguish types of growth. The technology is also being used to identify refugee camps and schools in Africa.