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eResearch

This collection is curated by AeRO –  Australasian eResearch Organisations and its many members. It will grow to include policy development and analysis, roadmaps, review submissions, issues and discussion papers, commentary, audio/video, presentations, websites and other content related to eResearch, eScience, Cyberinfrastructure, research infrastructure and similar initiatives, from across Australasia and globally.  Contributions are very welcome, and will help to grow the value of the collection. Please contact editor@apo.org.au

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Report

15 Oct 2017

Increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can bring major social and economic benefits to the UK. With AI, computers can analyse and learn from information at higher accuracy and speed than humans can. AI offers massive gains in efficiency and performance to most or all industry sectors,...

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Article

20 Sep 2017

Open access (OA) is a contested term with a complicated history and a variety of understandings. This rich history is routinely ignored by institutional, funder and governmental policies that instead enclose the concept and promote narrow approaches to OA. This article presents a genealogy of...

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18 Sep 2017

This is Nesta’s first report for DECODE (DEcentralised Citizen Owned Data Ecosystem), an EU funded project that will create tools that put individuals in control of whether they keep their personal data private or share it for the public good.

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Strategy

09 May 2017

Outstanding science and research is a critical foundation of an innovative and prosperous modern society. Globally competitive research depends on access to first-class research equipment, systems and services, collectively referred to as research infrastructure.

Australia today is the...

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Journal article

15 Feb 2017

A significant challenge in research translation is that interested parties interpret and apply the associated terms and conceptual frameworks in different ways.

The purpose of this review was to: a) examine different research translation frameworks; b) examine the similarities and...

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Submission

17 Jan 2017

Government investment in first class research infrastructure is vital to the long-term sustainability of Australia’s research program, driving innovation, economic productivity and social benefits for the nation. National research facilities are built and maintained for the public good. As such...

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Submission

16 Jan 2017

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) acknowledges that the current draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap goes a long way in recognising the developments in humanities and social sciences research and its contribution to a national...

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Strategy

05 Dec 2016

The roadmap sets out Australia’s national research infrastructure priority areas for the coming decade. These priorities will support areas of research, science and innovation in areas where Australia excels, can deliver the greatest long-term national benefit and foster strategic international...

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Submission

09 Sep 2016

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH) argues that the humanities, arts and social sciences (HASS) sector comprises a large part of Australia’s research and innovation system, a system that is transforming due to digital capabilities and the resulting...

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Discussion paper

20 Jul 2016

The paper presents a range of issues relating to national research infrastructure capability areas and is the first step in working towards a shared view of the capabilities that require national research infrastructure to support current, new and emerging areas of research and innovation....

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Survey

17 Jun 2016

Annually CAUDIT Members are surveyed to determine the Top Ten issues affecting the strategic utilisation of technology in support of their organisations' mission.  

The CAUDIT Top Ten issues list is a vital tool highlighting the most significant areas of interest and opportunity for ICT...

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Briefing paper

15 Jun 2016

Over the past two decades, open access advocates have made significant gains in securing public access to the formal outputs of scholarly communication (e.g. peer reviewed journal articles) – through a combination of public policy-making, funder mandates and changing the norms and practices of...

Journal article

25 May 2016

Sharing and publishing social science research data have a long history in the UK, through long-standing agreements with government agencies for sharing survey data and the data policy, infrastructure, and data services supported by the Economic and Social Research Council. The UK Data Service...

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Conference paper

07 Apr 2016

This paper from the VALA conference explores the roles, functions, and possible definitions of data librarians based on two Australian National Data Service (ANDS) case study projects - Australian Policy Online at Swinburne University of Technology and data projects at Monash University. The...

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Journal article

15 Mar 2016

The Visualising Victoria's Groundwater (VVG) web portal federates groundwater data for the State of Victoria, Australia, thus making legacy data, government datasets, research data and community sourced data and observations visible to the public. The portal is innovative because it was...

Dataset

30 Oct 2015

This survey aimed to gather data that would help understand how information and research produced by organsations on public interest issues is discovered, selected, catalogued and collected by libraries and other collecting organisations and services.

The survey asks about the kinds of...

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Survey

12 Oct 2015

Annually CAUDIT Members are surveyed to determine the Top Ten issues affecting the strategic utilisation of technology in support of their organisations' mission.  

The CAUDIT Top Ten issues list is a vital tool highlighting the most significant areas of interest and opportunity for ICT...

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Evaluation

27 Aug 2015

In August 2014, the Australian government commissioned KPMG to undertake an independent review of the 27 research infrastructure projects funded under the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) 2013. The NCRIS projects were assessed and rated across their governance,...

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Research report

11 Aug 2015

Preface

The period 2006 to 2014 has seen an approach to the national support of eResearch infrastructure by the Australian Government which is unprecedented. Not only has investment been at a significantly greater scale than previously, but the intent and approach has...

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Survey

30 Jun 2015

Annually CAUDIT Members are surveyed to determine the Top Ten issues affecting the strategic utilisation of technology in support of their organisations' mission.  

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