AARNet was a project partner with the Powerhouse Museum, the Australian Centre for Astrobiology at UNSW and the Australian Centre for Field Robotics at the University of Sydney for the development of the Mars Lab (a recreation of the Mars landscape and a robotics lab inside the Museum). Here, Museum educators are using Zoom videoconferencing to connect students in classrooms at several schools across New South Wales to some of the ‘one way ticket to Mars’ candidates for a Q&A…watch the video for an example of the high quality experience Zoom video conferencing delivers for all participants. Zoom simplifies access to videoconferencing for schools because it is firewall friendly and easily accessible from all classrooms within a school and most importantly, it’s easy for teachers to use.
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Oct 28, 2016
Technology has opened the door to new forms of research and the interpretation of research material increasingly involves new tools and skills, such as software, modelling, and informatics. This intersection of computing and the disciplines of the humanities has created a new, diverse landscape for exploration and research: the emerging...
Sep 16, 2016
Enabling Data Flow between HASS and GLAMs Workshop When: Friday 14 October Where: Pullman - Albert Park, Melbourne AARNet Presenters: Ingrid Mason. Deployment strategist (eResearch), Chris Myers. Solutions consultant (architecture and applications), Hilary Goodson. Strategic engagement (customer relations), Guido Aben. Director (eResearch) . We're holding a half-day Workshop will be held at the eResearch Australasia Conference...
Aug 10, 2016
Rethinking research access to cultural data was a hot topic at the Digital Humanities Australasia conference held in Hobart recently. Representatives from the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector participated in a lively panel discussion, convened by AARNet, that examined a range of current issues around digital tools...