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Visibility and value – marketing communications community groups review progress

How can research and education networks show their value – to funders, customers, and other stakeholders and audiences? What evidence shows value, and how do you gather this evidence? Participants of SIG-Marcomms (Special Interest Group on Marketing Communications) and the… Continue Reading →

In The Field: subscribe to the newsletter at TNC19 and win a portable bluetooth speaker!

Don’t miss a great opportunity to get impactful stories of R&E networks from around the world straight to your inbox! Subscribe to the In the Field newsletter by 16:00 UTC on Thursday, 20 June to enter into a draw for… Continue Reading →

Digital archaeology drives citizen science

The Horizon 2020-funded ARIADNEplus project successfully integrates archaeological repositories across Europe; to date about two million datasets have been catalogued which are searchable via a dedicated portal, accessible to researchers as well as amateur archaeologists, thus making citizen science a… Continue Reading →

A universe of digital tools to help school-aged students prepare for University

  “We have had very positive feedback from both students and teachers. So now we are working on expanding the platform to more students, more teachers and even to some universities as well (…) people are very interested and I… Continue Reading →

Why TROLLing is the thing to do for linguists

The concepts of Open Science and Open Data are important to research as a whole. Not least for linguists. They live in exciting times: suddenly they have access to enormous amounts of data – or Corpora as they call it… Continue Reading →

Unravelling the mysteries of our immune system #GenomicStories

Five to six years ago, researchers were able to sequence hundreds of immune-system molecules (like antibodies) in the human body. Today they can sequence tens of millions. How? To facilitate this study of immunogenetics, researchers at Simon Fraser University in… Continue Reading →

Rehabilitation for children right at home

A new way to treat hemiplegia Tele-UPCAT is a platform dedicated to intensive home rehabilitation for the upper limbs in children suffering from hemiplegia. This serious movement disorder affects one half of the body and is caused by congenital brain… Continue Reading →

Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

When the universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Lancaster were setting up transnational education (TNE) partnerships with different institutions in China, their technology teams had challenges in common. All three universities found that working with connectivity providers overseas was a challenge…. Continue Reading →

Solving endocrine disorders without borders #GenomicStories

The endocrine genomics virtual laboratory The endoVL utilises Australia’s world-class research infrastructure comprising AARNet’s very high-speed network, massive data storage, advanced software tools, high performance computing and federated access. By providing secure online access to extensive data sets and analysis… Continue Reading →

Traveling safely through icy Greenland with the help of NRENs

The Greenland Community Ice Information Service Imagine being a hunter or a traveller in Northern Greenland needing to navigate safely across the ice in the coastal waters of the region. Even in this harsh environment the Internet and smartphone apps… Continue Reading →

Unlocking the power of genetic data #GenomicStories

Bringing genetic data and computing power to researchers and clinicians The genetic blueprint of an individual has never been more accessible due to the recent availability of advanced and inexpensive DNA sequencing technology. Unfortunately its impact on everyday clinical medicine… Continue Reading →

In The Field blog presents: #GenomicStories

You’ve voted. We’ve listened. In The Field Stories presents.. ..the impact of NRENs in the world of genomics! Did you read how NRENs all over the world contributed to research on DNA, cancer treatments and more? No? Then you must’ve… Continue Reading →

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