Tag: Research

NeCTAR Research Cloud COVID-19

The NeCTAR research cloud is expected to continue normal operations though this difficult time. The ARDC recently announced that there would be no expect impact to cloud services: “As you may be aware, the Nectar Research Cloud is a nationally coordinated and locally delivered service into which many universities and research institutions contribute effort and …

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Cloud Starter Workshops

Cloud Computing is fast becoming the most effective way for researchers to use “commodity” computing and storage resources for their eResearch needs. The NeCTAR Research Cloud (built on OpenStack) delivers these resources freely to researchers throughout Australia. This environment allows research to grow and expand beyond desktop and local infrastructure, enabling truly global research collaboration, expandable …

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The Marine Virtual Laboratory (MARVL).

One of the many services that TPAC offers to research community is MARVL, The Marine Virtual Laboratory. The following is a brief Introduction to MARVL, how it can be accessed, and what you can do with it. You can also find out more about MARVL at www.marvl.org.au

TPAC Supports Weather@Home Project

Any Australian with a home computer and an internet connection can now power up a climate model and help scientists find the causes of record high temperatures and drought that hit Australia and New Zealand in 2013. The online climate experiment, Weather@Home has been created by a group of scientists from the University of Melbourne, …

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eResearch 2012

Recently TPAC attended the eResearch Australasia 2012 Conference, throughout the week TPAC had the opportunity to discuss its current facilities and projects with researchers, service providers and developers. TPAC aims to ensure its services meet the expectations of its users, and understands the importance of engaging with the research community. Thank you to everyone who …

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Research cloud and virtual laboratories – welcome to the future!

The University of Tasmania is set to play a significant role in the next-stage development of Australia’s digital research infrastructure. UTAS has been awarded two projects worth more than $2 million to establish new computing and modelling facilities that will revolutionise the capability of scientists to undertake computational studies. Through a $47 million Federal Government …

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