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Improving gastric cancer survival rates in Central Asia

R&E networks help save lives by powering interactive remote training of endoscopists on novel techniques for early stomach cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Pinpointing air pollution from space

For the first time, air pollution from individual cities and built-up areas can be detected from space. The European Sentinel-5 Precursor Earth observation satellite sends ultra precise measurement data to ground stations in Norway and Canada. R&E networks forward the data to processing facilities, thus contributing to meeting near-real-time requirements.

Supporting sustainable water management in Central Asia

R&E networks make hydro-meteorological monitoring data accessible to scientists and local authorities for informed water supply assessment and management in Central Asia

Teaching researchers to write better code

As research becomes increasingly data driven, more and more researchers need tailor-made software for their research projects. The CodeRefinery project is training them to code.

Training Data Literacy in Ethiopia

Data Carpentry focuses on teaching computational best practices to scientists and has built a shared community with more than 1000 certified instructors and 47 current Member Organizations around the world.

Boosting ultra-sensitive microscopes

Using the HPC Cloud, a new strategy has been developed to make microscopes more sensitive, helping with the study of living organic substances (such as cancer cells).

Cooperation with Mozambique: from telehealth to cybersecurity

A collaboration between Brazil and Mozambique involving training and knowledge sharing has yielded beneficial results in a number of areas ranging from telehealth to cybersecurity.

International researchers can now map the universe with Murchison

To ensure seamless and secure global research collaborations the MWA telescope has connected to eduGAIN.

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

Broadband helps farmers and students in California’s Central Valley use technology and develop skills to improve the agriculture economy.

Using educational games to teach math

3rd grade students from seven public schools near Sao Paolo have participated in a pilot project for the preparation of games to favour math learning. The project is proving that learning numbers and calculus can be a more fun experience with the use of educational games in the classroom

Network connects astronomical observatories of the Canary Islands to the world

Data transmission between the astronomical observatories of the Canary Islands and the world increased tenfold since improving its connection to RedIRIS in 2012

Singapore and Sapporo scenic sites come to life via R&E network link

In February 2018 spectators in Singapore were enchanted by crystal clear video images of the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan whilst viewers in Japan could remotely take in the beauty of Singapore's iconic Botanic Gardens: long-distance cultural exchange powered by cutting-edge video technology and high-speed R&E network links.