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World Digital Preservation Day highlights

Conferences / GLAMs

Dec 10, 2018

World Digital Preservation Day highlights

To celebrate World Digital Preservation Day on 29 November, the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) hosted the monthly meetup for the Australasia Preserves community of practice, supported by AARNet. The speakers were Jaye Weatherburn, Data Stewardship Coordinator at the...

Australia’s first subsea cable connecting Sydney and Perth lands in Sydney

Media Releases / Network

Oct 29, 2018

Australia’s first subsea cable connecting Sydney and Perth lands in Sydney

Singapore, Sydney, 29 October 2018 – With the landing of the INDIGO Central subsea communications cable at Coogee Beach in Sydney, the INDIGO consortium today announced another significant milestone in the implementation of its INDIGO cable system. Installation of the...

Fibre optic sharing in regional Australia to create opportunities

Network

Oct 29, 2018

Fibre optic sharing in regional Australia to create opportunities

AARNet, James Cook University and Townsville City Council have announced a partnership to improve connectivity for the community by sharing fibre optic cables throughout the city. The agreement will improve Council’s connectivity through Townsville, allow the expansion of free Wi-Fi services,...

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Students go head to head in digital technology heat

Education / K-12 Schools / STEM

Sep 10, 2018

Students go head to head in digital technology heat

AARNet is delighted to once again support a national competition aimed at inspiring young people to engage with digital technology. Last week, Solutions Architect David Jericho was a judge in the Brisbane heat of Young ICT Explorers, an annual event...

AARNet announces Dr Carina Kemp as the new Director, eResearch

eResearch / Media Releases / Our people

Jul 23, 2018

AARNet announces Dr Carina Kemp as the new Director, eResearch

Dr Kemp joins AARNet from Geoscience Australia (GA), where she has been an integral member of the leadership team for the past 6 years.  Most recently she has been Chief Information Officer, with responsibility for providing strategic leadership for...

Zoom connects librarians with off-campus community at WSU

AARNet / GLAMs / Services

Jul 23, 2018

Zoom connects librarians with off-campus community at WSU

Western Sydney University (WSU) is using their AARNet Zoom service in many innovative ways to support teaching and learning. A great example of this is how students, staff and alumni who are too busy to travel to campus can now...

AARNet collaborates with the ARDC to upskill the Australian Research Support Community

eResearch / GLAMs / Services

Jul 16, 2018

AARNet collaborates with the ARDC to...

AARNet is widely regarded as the founder of the Internet in...

Personalised virtual tours of the Roman empire, Indigenous Australia, and beyond

GLAMs / K-12 Schools

Jul 5, 2018

Personalised virtual tours of the Roman...

Imagine a tailor-made tour of some of...

VR therapy research transforming perspectives — and improving lives

eResearch / Network

Jun 29, 2018

VR therapy research transforming...

After decades of experimentation, virtual reality (VR)...

Transforming paper records into research data at ANU library

GLAMs / Services

Jun 14, 2018

Transforming paper records into research...

At the Australian National University (ANU) library,...

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