Author Archives: AURIN Outreach

Quarterly Research Wrap: Affordable Housing, Heat Vulnerability, Liveability Indicators and More

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In the first quarter of 2023, data accessed through AURIN was cited in a wide variety of material, including in seven papers published in peer-reviewed journals. These datasets were used by researchers across Australia and internationally to inform analysis of subjects including the use of drones for flood monitoring, the impacts of heavy rail transport […]

Spotlight on AURIN’s Data Team members

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‘I am so proud to be part of such a great and talented team at AURIN. Helping to facilitate the development, deployment and support of advanced data for the adoption of high-impact research within academia, industry and government across Australia is extremely satisfying. AURIN provides me with the opportunity to build and expand my geospatial […]

Research Impact: The Effects of Short-Term Tourist Rentals on Local Residents

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Using APM (Australian Property Monitors) Point Level Data and the Inside Airbnb dataset available through AURIN, researchers at the University of Auckland have assessed the impact of short-term tourism rentals, in particular, those through Airbnb, on rental prices across different suburbs in Melbourne, Australia. Cheung & Yiu’s (2022) study ‘Touristification, Airbnb and the tourism-led rent […]

AURIN welcomes new Data Science Support Team members

‘The applications of GIS are limited only by the imagination. AURIN has great potential for innovation in this field and I am excited to be a part of it.’ — Germán González ‘I first came across AURIN during my PhD, when they provided me with a large valuable housing dataset at a point-level detail with […]

High Impact Project Update: Quantifying Regional Innovation project

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Critical economic challenges face us. Climate change and the lasting impact of the pandemic are putting pressure on the economy and destabilising the status quo. Something that can help address and mitigate the impact of these problems is innovation. Quantifying innovation is important but difficult. Innovation is not just the invention or improvement of a […]

AURIN welcomes Domain Specialists working across transport, industry and innovation

Sae Chi and Gemma Beale

‘I am truly excited to join AURIN, contributing to extending digital capability in the Australian research community. I look forward to engaging with transport researchers and stakeholders through a variety of projects.’  — Sae Chi ‘I’m passionate about research communication and accessibility and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to play a role in supporting […]

High Impact Project Update: Green Australian Vehicle Ownership project

According to a 2021 report from the Climate Council, 75% of new car sales will need to be electric by 2030 for Australia to achieve net zero transport emissions by 2035. This imminent transition from combustion to electric vehicles (EV) will require a huge shift in the infrastructure across Australia. With all Australian states and […]

AURIN welcomes new e-Infrastructure Team members

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‘I’m interested in open and usable systems, and I hope I can help AURIN setup modern and sustainable data infrastructure.’  — Umer Altaf ‘I have always enjoyed working in research over the years and when the opportunity came at AURIN, I couldn’t pass it up. I love being able to support researchers in bettering our […]

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