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Grow food, grow jobs: how broadband can boost farming in California’s Central Valley

California’s Central Valley produces over one-third of the nation’s vegetables, two-thirds of its fruit and nuts, and contributes billions of dollars annually to the Californian economy. Unfortunately, many of California’s farming communities still lack reliable broadband internet access. This prevents… Continue Reading →

Using educational games to teach maths

3rd grade students in the municipal school system in Batatais, in the countryside of São Paulo, Brazil, are proving that learning numbers and calculus can be a more fun experience with the use of educational games in the classroom. To… Continue Reading →

Call for applications: GARR scholarship opportunity for 10 young innovators

GARR, the Italian research and education network, offers 10 scholarships for study and research projects in memory of Orio Carlini, one of the founders of the Italian network. The duration of each scholarship is 12 months, with the possibility of… Continue Reading →

BASNET showcases its activities at Information Technologies in Education 2017

Representatives from the Belarusian national research and education network (NREN), BASNET, and the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the Academy of Sciences in Belarus, UIIP NASB, presented developments in robotics, speech processing technologies and high-performance systems to an international… Continue Reading →

3 Reasons To Choose An Ecosystem Over A Single Tool For Your Learning

The ”Up to University” (Up2U) Project https://up2university.eu/ – coordinated by GÉANT – is to bridge the gaps between secondary school and university by providing European schools with a Next Generation Digital Learning Environment (NGDLE) that helps students developing the knowledge,… Continue Reading →

Young talents are our future. Are you ready to be inspired?

GÉANT Learning & Development (GLAD) team is delighted to announce two exciting initiatives: Lightning Talk Challenge and Poster Pursuit. The Lightning Talk Challenge is a learning experience around presentation skills to prepare young professionals to get their ideas on stage… Continue Reading →

Up2U is delivering its first results

First of July marked the end of the first 6-month period of the Up2U Project. In this initial period, Up2U established all the necessary function and procedures to fully support the forthcoming pilot phases. By the end of January, the… Continue Reading →

New publication: secure assessment workbook – tools and tips for setting up a secure assessment process

In order to support institutions in making the assessment process secure, SURFnet worked with experts from various institutions of higher education in the Netherlands to develop this secure assessment workbook. This workbook offers institutions guidance on setting up the complete… Continue Reading →

CAREN and GÉANT bring gigabit-speed connectivity to Central Asia

Researchers, academics and students in Central Asia and Europe are already starting to benefit from the recent deployment of a ring of 1 Gbps circuits for research and education across the regions, officially inaugurated last week during the 2nd CAREN… Continue Reading →

TNE – shaping the global citizen

Education without boundaries “The academy of the future does not confine itself to national boundaries”. These words of John Sexton, former President of New York University, in his inspiring closing speech at this year’s networking conference, TNC16, encapsulate the very… Continue Reading →

Putting the E in action for NRENs

Author: Ingrid Melve (Uninett) Research infrastructure is the big flashy part of the NRENs. Everyone understands the importance of finding a cure for cancer, finding the Higgs Boson or understanding migration. Education is more about the small steps each student… Continue Reading →

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