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Monthly Archives: April 2015

  • Charge-transfer workshop wrap-up

    Charge-transfer workshop wrap-up

    Dr Rika Kobayashi, NCI Academic Consultant in Computational ChemistryEarlier this month, I presented at the CECAM workshop: “Charge Transfer Modeling in Chemistry: new methods and solutions for a long-standing problem” attended by researchers from all over the world.Charge-transfer (CT) interactions have long been known to be an important chemical phenomenon e.g. governing photosynthetic processes of plants and bacteria, controlling molecular switches and photovoltaic devices or the functioning of organic dyes. However, these systems are still not satisfactorily modelled or understood ... Read More

  • Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC joins NCI

    Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC joins NCI

    NCI is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems CRC. The ACE CRC is Australia's primary vehicle for understanding the role of the Antarctic region in the global climate system, and the implications for marine ecosystems. Their purpose is to provide governments and industry with accurate, timely and actionable information on climate change and its likely impacts.The ACE CRC has seven highly integrated research projects aimed at understanding how the physical environment of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean ... Read More

  • Storage boost

    Storage boost

    NCI’s storage capacity has been boosted to 44 petabytes.NCI has signed a $2M deal with Fujitsu to work with storage and data management company NetApp to supply and install FAS, E-series and EF all-flash storage arrays with a raw storage capacity of 11 petabytes, bringing NCI’s total raw storage capacity from 33 petabytes to 44 petabytes.The new storage will extend NCI’s ability to provide world class, high-end services to Australian researchers, industry and government, said NCI Director Professor Lindsay Botten.“As a ... Read More

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