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Ensuring scientists and researchers get their data where it needs to be

Today’s research is increasingly data intensive and more often than not international. Collaborating across borders helps researchers make discoveries more quickly and develop solutions to some of the challenges we face as a globe. But getting data to where it… Continue Reading →

Supercomputers for computational drug discovery is the future

How do you screen billions of drug compounds to find the right one? Dr. Michael Houghton and colleagues at the University of Alberta’s Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology are speeding up the time it takes for life-saving drugs to be… Continue Reading →

Collaborative connectivity for reliable access to knowledge sharing platforms

At Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), international partnerships are a key part of the vision for the future. To this end, QMUL runs joint degree programmes in China – providing taught courses to more than 2,600 students at the… Continue Reading →

RENU and the students of Kyambogo University create jobs

The students of Kyambogo University and Research and Education Network for Uganda (RENU) collaborated to end the long lines due to inefficient systems that often asked for manual actions during registration processes. After some brainstorming and testing, the students came… Continue Reading →

Asi@Connect drives Thai participation in LHC experiments

Thai particle physics researchers at Suranaree University of Technology (SUT) in Nakhon Ratchasima are participating actively in LHC experiments through the pan-Asian TEIN high-speed research network, sharing their resources and working seamlessly across borders. To achieve this international collaboration, the… Continue Reading →

Swedish medical research goes East

Research and education networks go where their customers go. So, while research and education grow increasingly global, networks do the same. One recent example is the prestigious Swedish Karolinska Institute’s opening of its first hub outside Sweden, the Ming Wai… Continue Reading →

Make your own kind of music with R&E networks

The net:art project, spearheaded by the Austrian NREN ACOnet, is harnessing the power of audio-visual transmission technologies for the performing arts. Expanding the boundaries of this relatively new paradigm, net:art has produced three “near in the distance” productions in Vienna. Since 2013, this… Continue Reading →

Chasing gravitational waves with the network

In September 2015 physics and astronomy researchers around the world celebrated the discovery of gravitational waves, produced by the merger of two black holes at the centre of the galaxy. This exciting discovery was shortly followed by three other confirmed… Continue Reading →

EU-China link boosts global recruitment

The challenge: connectivity issues at a China recruitment office For the University of Hull, China is an important market: the university recruits hundreds of students from the country each year. To help this effort, it has a permanent office in… Continue Reading →

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