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Large genome project tackles pandemic

COVID-19 has been added to the list of health threats addressed in the 1+Million Genomes Initiative (B1MG), a joint effort by 23 European countries.

The Human Brain Project: navigating brain networks

Building a research infrastructure to harness multiple disciplines and computing, to help advance neuroscience, medicine and computing to the benefit of society.

Deep learning in cancer treatment: the algorithm that learns how to make us feel better

It is difficult to predict the course of a disease without knowing its past. For this reason, data analysis is taking on an increasingly crucial role.

Virtual Excavations: Pacific Research Platform Enables Remote Collaboration on Underwater Archeological Dig in Israel

Supported by CENIC's 400-gigabit research network, the Pacific Research Platform has not only enabled researchers at UC San Diego and their partners at the University of Haifa in Israel to go ahead with their archeological dig despite the COVID-19 pandemic but also drastically accelerated data analysis times.

The Armenian Data Cube: a successful collaboration for environmental sustainability

Game-changing technology for remote sensing Earth Observation and national-level data visualisation to measure productivity of pasture land, the presence of pollutants, and the impacts of natural phenomena such as erosion or droughts.

How a university in Scotland recovered from a ransomware attack

When Dundee and Angus College, in Scotland, UK, was brought to a halt by a cyberattack, its leadership had to face a new reality. “It dawned on me that, in a digital sense, there was no college; everything had been wiped. That was a pretty low moment,” says principal Simon Hewitt. Ironically, the first point... View Article

Data relief for South African students

How the national research and education network has been instrumental in securing affordable online education for South African students and university staff.

Enabling remote surgery and training in Uganda

New York's Mount Sinai Health System extends its surgical knowledge and care to places where it is most needed and likely to have an impact.

Chilean astronomical broker allows real-time studies of the dynamic universe

The job of the brokers is to create tools and algorithms that allow the automated analysis of data from large scanning telescopes, in order to identify the most interesting astronomical objects.

Mauritania joins the academic network community

Researchers and students in Mauritania can look forward to improved connectivity as the Arab African country has announced the establishment of a national research and education network.

Closing the digital divide during COVID in Ireland

Over a period of just eight weeks, national research and education network HEAnet partnered with Dell Technologies to supply over 16,700 students from 36 Universities, Institutes of Technology, and ETBs across Ireland.

OpenUP2U: accessible education in times of crisis

In an effort to support continued learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, the EU-funded Up2University (Up2U) project rapidly accelerated development of a version of its trusted, remote learning platform, and offered it to all schools and universities across Europe.