While there is some uncertainty around how the eResearch environment will look going forward, there is no uncertainty about how critical national ICT infrastructure supporting research is.
This infrastructure consists of entities such as Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet), Australian Access Federation (AAF), Australian National Data Service (ANDS), National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) and Research Data Services (RDS) working together to provide services that support the eResearch sector, underpin research impact and excellence, and drive economic, environmental, health and social benefits for Australia.
We interviewed Ian Duncan, RDS Director about the role RDS plays and some of the new projects in the pipeline involving other infrastructure partners, including AARNet.
Jan 25, 2017
Bringing together digital and eResearch platforms is vital AARNet commends the work that the expert working group has done to produce the draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap. We have made a submission in response to the draft, with a number of comments and recommendations. In particular, AARNet strongly supports the bringing...
Dec 21, 2016
An international research group is harnessing the power of big data, supercomputing and global research network infrastructure to transform the way we model the Earth’s processes. The Basin GENESIS Hub project, led by the EarthByte Group at the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney, is carrying out research...
Dec 13, 2016
In this video, AARNet's eResearch Director Guido Aben talks about a ground-breaking collaboration with CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) that's been testing new technologies for high speed data synchronisation and sharing services. "We started doing global scale replication demos where they did the replication from CERN to Taiwan, we did...