The OpenCloudMesh project achieves its first key milestone

 February 11, 2016 

AARNet engineers work at the forefront of research and development, collaborating with their global peers to create new cloud storage services that allow groups of researchers to share, transfer and synchronize data in simple but powerful ways. The key milestone of the OpenCloudMesh (OCM) project was reached during the Cloud Services for Synchronisation and Sharing (CS3)... View Article

Australia’s new Chief Scientist speaks on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM

 February 8, 2016 

Dr Alan Finkel took over as Australia’s new Chief Scientist on January 25 this year. He is a respected neuroscientist, engineer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, and was the Chancellor of Monash University from 2008 to 2015 and President of the Australian Academy of Technological Science and Engineering (ATSE). He also established Axon Instruments, a supplier of... View Article

Students reach for rewarding futures with robotics

 January 22, 2016 

You don’t need to start with skills or experience to take the first step towards a career in STEM — you only need curiosity, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn. AARNet is a firm believer in providing children with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) -related knowledge, skills, challenges, and opportunities during their school years,... View Article

CEO’s Report December 2015

 December 17, 2015 

2015 has been another busy and productive year for AARNet. We’ve seen many new customers connected and network builds completed. We’ve also continued to focus our attention on developing ‘above the network’ services to meet the increasingly data-intensive, collaborative and global needs of Australia’s research and education sector. We wish you and your families a... View Article

New technologies bring cultural heritage to life

 December 16, 2015 

“There’s an increasing interest in high-resolution imaging of world heritage sites because of recent events, iconoclasm or cultural cleansing, also climate change issues that are devastating cultural sites. With high-fidelity imaging you have a huge reservoir for being able to retell stories about these extraordinary places that are now under threat.” – Professor Sarah Kenderdine... View Article


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