Category Archives: Announcements

2015 iAwards recognition

Our technical innovation has been recognised with an Award of Merit at this year’s state rounds of the iAwards. Judged by the ICT industry, the iAwards recognise achievements of Australian innovators that are positively impacting the community at home, work and internationally. Winners in the Government category are deemed to be outstanding ICT innovators, who […]

AURIN book chapter on smart cities released

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 […]

AURIN/ERSA Urban Geospatial Workshop @ the University of Adelaide

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 […]

AURIN and QCIF sponsoring prize at GovHack Brisbane 2015

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 […]

Walk to Work Day a wake up call, say experts

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 […]

New partnership with Centre of Disaster Management Research Register

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 […]