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Yearly Archives: 2018

  • New big data platform to revolutionise geoscience

    New big data platform to revolutionise geoscience

    NCI will join a group of Australian research infrastructure organisations to bring together a vast collection of previously incompatible geoscience datasets that scientists can use to improve our understanding of the Earth beneath us. The result for Australia will be improved earth monitoring, underpinning civil, mining, agriculture and environmental stewardship, as well as improved detection, extraction and protection of energy, water and mineral resources. This innovative undertaking, led by AuScope, will be funded by $425,000 from Federal Government’s Australian National Data Service (ANDS), the National ... Read More

  • Emeritus Professor Michael Barber appointed as Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)

    Emeritus Professor Michael Barber appointed as Officer in the Order of Australia (AO)

    The Chair of NCI's Board, Emeritus Professor Michael Barber, has been appointed as an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List. The full Australian Honours citation recognises Professor Barber's "distinguished service to higher education administration, and in the field of mathematical physics, particularly statistical mechanics, as an academic and researcher, and through contributions to science policy reform." Professor Barber has contributed significantly to the advancement of science and education in Australia through the various tenures and initiatives ... Read More

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