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Conferences / GLAMs

Jul 24, 2017

Breaking new ground for GLAM tech

VALA has a 40 year history and a well-earned reputation for breaking new ground in supporting library technology practice and increasingly, galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) technology practice.  This year, from 12-14 July, VALA held its first ever “Tech Camp” and around 100 technologists from the GLAM sector gathered in Melbourne...

Network

May 19, 2017

Why research and education networks? Demonstrating their power for big data transfers

One of the big questions often asked of R&E networking is why?  Why, when commercial internet networks are so large, is there still a need for dedicated research networks? Surely organisations can simply buy commercial off-the-shelf network connectivity,with commercial service providers now offering 10 and even 100Gbit/s network connections. In February...

Services

May 18, 2017

Introducing the CloudStor Collections App

AARNet has deployed CloudStor Collections (version 1.1) for all users of the AARNet CloudStor service. CloudStor Collections is a new cloud-based data packaging tool for researchers, research data managers, data curators and archivists, developed through a partnership between AARNet, Intersect and Western Sydney University. CloudStor is AARNet’s cloud-storage platform for storing...

Security

May 17, 2017

Analysis of Australia’s exposure to WannaCry

Over the weekend of 13 & 14...

Our people

May 17, 2017

AARNet staff tackle fundraising challenges

From losing their locks to daily running...

eResearch

May 15, 2017

Australian Government releases national roadmap for research infrastructure

Following an extensive consultation period with the...

Health / Services / Teaching and Learning

May 11, 2017

Seamless Wi-Fi for Queensland Health

Researchers, academics and students from across the...

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Network

May 4, 2017

In The Field story of the week: making big data deliver

The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) is a unique computing resource allowing researchers to make sense of the masses of data that they are now having to deal with related to the urban settlements (cities) of Australia. Making Big Data deliver Researchers at the world-famous Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in...

Conferences

Mar 28, 2017

AARNet attends Science Meets Parliament 2017

Three AARNet staff members were among around 200 members of the scientific community attending this year's annual Science Meets Parliament event (SmP2017) in Canberra on 21 and 22 March. The two-day gathering is hosted by peak body Science & Technology Australia (STA) and included a day of professional development, a...

eResearch

Mar 24, 2017

New Science Minister acknowledges importance of science

The new Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO, has acknowledged the importance of science and innovation for shaping Australia’s destiny. At his National Press Club address on 22 March 2017, the Minister spoke about Australia’s current economic setting and the challenges we face, specifically: ...

Education / K-12 Schools / STEM

Mar 23, 2017

AARNet robotics bursaries for national final newcomers

Four fledgling teams who reached the Australian...

Education / Services / Teaching and Learning

Mar 22, 2017

CloudStor supports e-exams pilot project

NEW CASE STUDY: Despite the dominance of...

Security

Mar 20, 2017

How to respond to a ransomware attack?

With an increasing number of universities around...

Media Releases / Services

Mar 17, 2017

Panopto and AARNet Announce Video Platform Partnership

Agreement provides local Panopto video platform hosting...

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Education / K-12 Schools / STEM

Mar 16, 2017

STEM mentoring award for AARNet director John Nicholls

AARNet’s head of infrastructure development has been...

eResearch

Feb 27, 2017

AARNet underpins portal to our marine environment

NEW CASE STUDY: Elephant seals fitted with...

Education / K-12 Schools

Feb 17, 2017

Mentoring for success across Australia

AARNet has teamed up with Australian Indigenous...

Security

Feb 7, 2017

How to protect your university from ransomware attacks?

With an increasing number of universities around...