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Monthly Archives: November 2015

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    NCI users recognised in Science Academy awards

    Three NCI users have received honorific awards from the Australian Academy of Science.The awards recognise the scientific excellence of researchers in the early stage of their careers through to those who have made life-long achievements.Professor Jeffrey Reimers FAA from the University of Technology, Sydney has won the David Craig Medal.Professor Jeffrey Reimers is a chemist who has pioneered the application of chemical quantum theories in biochemical and technological areas.He has recently used Raijin to find new ways to understand how ... Read More

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    Big data reveals glorious animation of Antarctic bottom water

    A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia’s most powerful supercomputer, Raijin.Chief Investigator, Dr Andy Hogg, from the ANU hub of ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science worked with the National Computational Infrastructure’s VizLab team, using a high-resolution ocean model, to produce the animation.So much data was used, that it took seven hours to process just one second of the ... Read More

  • Dr Lesley Wyborn wins prestigious award

    Dr Lesley Wyborn wins prestigious award

    Congratulations to Dr Lesley Wyborn who has received the ‘2015 Outstanding Contributions in Geoinformatics’ award from the Geological Society of America.This prestigious award recognizes Lesley’s tremendous impact across the geoscience and other scientific domains in Australia and around the world.She has been hailed as “the most influential thought leader and practitioner in Australia in the field of cyber infrastructure”.Lesley’s an Adjunct Fellow at NCI. She is currently working with the 10 Pbytes+ NCI National Research Data Collection hosted on the ... Read More

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