We have contributed a chapter to a newly released book ‘Planning Support Systems and Smart Cities’. As the global population continues to grow and an increasing number of people move to cities, there is need for ambitious approaches to provide urban information infrastructures and analytical tools to support smart urban design and planning. We outline […]
This workshop will introduce the South Australian eResearch community to AURIN. The AURIN Portal allows users to intuitively access some 2000 datasets that can be interrogated, visualised and analysed through a suite of open-source components. This forms part of an e-infrastructure facilitating access to distributed datasets to help urban researchers understand urban patterns and help […]
Solve a hacking challenge at this year’s GovHack to win $1500 and kudos! AURIN is co-sponsoring the prize with QCIF at this year’s event being held the University of Queensland, Brisbane from 3-5 July. GovHack invites participants from those in the community who want to unlock the potential of data, innovation and entrepreneurism. We will also be present […]
On 15 December, a new version of AURIN’s flagship facility, the ‘Portal’, went live. We decided to bring out a new release before the end of this year rather than wait until March for our final scheduled release, Beta6. This was mostly so that we could implement the final changes to the user-interface resulting from the […]
Urban planners have a bigger role to play in fighting obesity according to health and urban research experts at the University of Melbourne. Public health researcher Professor Billie Giles-Corti said the data, maps and tools exist to improve ‘walkability’ in Melbourne, and Friday’s Walk to Work Day presented an opportunity to consider how to make […]
AURIN was announced as the winner of the Spatial Enablement award at the 10th Annual Victorian Spatial Excellence Awards at a gala dinner in Melbourne on 25th September 2014.
AURIN, in conjunction with SSSI, has almost completed a circuit of all the Australian major cities, having run our Masterclasses in Canberra, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart and Perth.
You may have noticed things are looking a bit different around here! The AURIN homepage has been redeveloped and the new site went live mid-July. This presents a more comprehensive picture of the breadth and depth of the AURIN project, as well as clearer access to the increasing number of facilities and tools populating the […]
We have over 1000 datasets directly available on the Portal, and one of these is Australian Property Monitors’ (APM) Property Sales Data. If you’d like to know more about how to navigate this dataset, we have uploaded a tutorial on Vimeo to make this much easier. In it you will find current property information and […]
AURIN is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Centre of Disaster Management Research Register (DMRR). The Centre provides a forum for researchers to share and become aware of different disaster related research taking place worldwide. “We’re excited to collaborate across different areas of common interest, in particular, in leveraging off AURIN’s data and […]