Conference proceedings

1 Dec 2017

This web portal provides access to presentations and papers from eResearch 2017.


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 research and innovation...


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 resources that...

Research report

11 Aug 2015


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 been...

Research report

21 May 2015

In the past few years, open access repositories and their associated services have become an important component of the global eresearch infrastructure. Increasingly, repositories are also being integrated with other systems, such as research administrative systems and with research data repositories, with the aim of...

Research report

16 Mar 2015

Executive Director’s report

Ross Wilkinson, ANDS

How can Australia address the challenge of living in bushfire prone city fringes? How can Australia most effectively farm and preserve our precious soil? How can Australia understand the Great Barrier Reef? No single discipline can...

Research report

12 Jan 2014

With the increase in e-Research, federal funding agency mandates and policies, and the SHared Research Ecosystem (SHARE) initiative, academic libraries have begun to envision new ways to better serve their campus communities' need for the management, curation, and preservation of research data.

Many believe...

Research report

16 Dec 2011

The Political Issues Analysis System (PIAS) project sought to investigate how citizens in Melbourne, Australia used the Internet to seek political information about key political issues. It also sought to understand how citizens contacted their elected representative about these issues. Through workshops, case studies, and...

Conference paper

2 Dec 2011

The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) ( ) is a $20 million project funded under the Australian Government’s Super Science initiative. Its objective is to develop and implement an e-Infrastructure providing researchers access to comprehensive sets of diverse data from multiple sources with...


30 Nov 2011

eResearch Australasia is a conference that brings together practitioners and researchers to share ideas and exemplars on new information centric research capabilities. PDF papers from the conference held in November 2011 are now available online.

eResearch is focused on how information and communications technologies...


1 Nov 2009

eResearch opens the enormous potential of advanced computing and high-speed broadband networks to the practice of research.

On the 22 October 2009 more than 100 researchers from South Australia's three universities and independent research institutions attended 'Research 2.0: a roadmap for eResearch in South...

Research report

2 Mar 2009

The Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative (VeRSI) was the first State-funded initiative of its kind in Australia. The establishment of VeRSI follows on the heels of the former Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) decision to commission the then Australian eResearch Coordinating Committee to undertake...

Journal article

5 Jul 2007

University research increasingly involves the use, generation, manipulation, sharing and analysis of digital resources. The importance of what is generally called "eResearch" on the national agenda shows the need for improved data management and sustainability practices to support research over the longer term. This raises...

Research report

22 May 2007

Just as in other facets of life, information and communication technologies (ICT) are radically transforming the way research communities across the world are operating. Distributed high-performance computing, digital data resources and high speed communications are just some of the developments improving the capacity of researchers...

Research report

6 May 2006

This interim report of the e-Research Coordinating Committee sets out the policy issues pertinent to Australia securing maximum benefit from the use of e-research techniques by proposing strategic directions that should be pursued and proposing further steps that would allow generation of an implementation strategy....