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DASSH National Research Infrastructure Roadmap Submission

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...
Conference paper

The Australian Urban research Infrastructure Network initiative: Providing a comprehensive e-Research capability for urban and built environment researchers in Australia

The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) (www.aurin.org.au) 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 a capability...

Information and research for policy and practice: survey of collection and information services dataset

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.

Promoting open knowledge and open science: report of the current state of repositories

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...

An Australian e-research strategy and implementation framework: final report

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.

Political issue analysis system: Policy deliberation in the age of information abundance

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...

Research 2.0: a roadmap for eResearch in South Australia

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 Australia'...

Supporting eResearch: The Victorian eResearch strategic initiative

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...

An Australian e-research strategy and implementation framework: final report

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...