AURIN on show in Parliament House

October 1st, 2014 by aurin_editor

With the Great Hall of Parliament House as the backdrop, AURIN alongside over 20 exhibitors showcased some of Australia’s best research and research capability, made possible by world-leading research infrastructure.

Held on 30 September, the event demonstrated real outcomes that cutting edge research infrastructure is delivering for Australia to politicians, senior officials and the general public.

Established in 2004, National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) provides Australian researchers with the major facilities and networks necessary to deliver world class research. Over $2.5 billion invested by successive governments on NCRIS has successfully attracted over $1 billion in co-investment from universities, research facilities, state governments and industry.

AURIN is funded by the Australian Government through NCRIS and the Education Invesetment Fund.

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry, learns about AURIN from Prof Bob Stimson at the NCRIS Showcase

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry, learns about AURIN from Prof Bob Stimson at the NCRIS Showcase

Mr Adam Bandt MP at the AURIN booth

Mr Adam Bandt MP at the AURIN booth