“We’re contributing by first of all producing people with relevant employability skills for this next generation and for thinking about some of the industries for the future…So that’s our contribution: educating the next generation and doing the research that matters to the community we serve…”
Watch the AARNet interview with Professor Jane den Hollander, Vice Chancellor & President of Deakin University. Professor den Hollander talks about Deakin University’s role in the transformation of Geelong, Victoria, from a manufacturing to a knowledge-based economy. Equipping young people in the region with the skills they need to participate in the workforce is paramount to growth in the region.
She talks about an innovative project that aims to address the digital divide, overcome cost and other barriers to access to broadband and level the playing field for education opportunities for school age kids by connecting every school in the city to AARNet via Deakin.
This project is a great example of the university’s role as an ‘anchor tenant’ for network infrastructure in regional communities, enabling schools and other institutions involved in research and education to access the network services and transforming digital technologies they need to compete in the digital age.
Apr 21, 2017
North Atlantic network collaboration announces deployment of record-breaking 740 Gbps links, building the foundation for Global Network Architecture for research and education. Research and education networks worldwide, including Australia’s national research and education network AARNet, are participating in the Global Network Architecture (GNA) initiative. Scientists around the world are increasingly collaborating...
Apr 6, 2017
NOAH (Nationwide Assessment of Hazards) is an advance warning service developed by the Phillipines to manage the risk of natural disasters such as typhoons, floods, landslides, and volcanos – the Philippines is a country that has it all. Ranking 3rd place on the World Risk Index, behind Vanuatu and Tonga, the Philippines...
Apr 6, 2017
Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, 6th April 2017 – AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners, and Telstra today announced they have entered into an agreement with Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) to build a new international subsea cable system that will connect Singapore, Indonesia and Australia. Once completed, the INDIGO cable system (previously...