Category Archives: Blog

In Progress: Adding Built Environments to Climate Models

Three maps, each showing a quality (e.g. vegetation, building coverage) over latitude and longitude

Maps of Sydney according to various descriptors | Image supplied. With data made available through AURIN, researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) are working to incorporate more detailed features of the built environment into existing climate models. This will provide a basis for a better understanding of how urban areas both impact […]

AURIN welcomes Rohit Gupta

We are pleased to welcome Rohit Gupta as AURIN’s new Data/Data Science Officer. Rohit is part of the Data and the Data Science Team, where he works on data engineering and research aspects to build upon AURIN’s capability for the urban, regional, and social science research community. “I was looking for an opportunity where I […]

AURIN Portal Service Migration Complete

We’re proud to share that AURIN has migrated to the NeCTAR Research Cloud to harness its exciting new national infrastructure capabilities. This will enable us to support the increasingly diverse needs of urban, regional and social science researchers now and into the future. As a result of the migration the AURIN Portal and API services […]

AURIN welcomes T’Mir Julius

We are pleased to welcome T’Mir Julius as AURIN’s new Systems Administrator. T’Mir is the first member of AURIN’s new eInfrastructure team, which will develop the next generation of AURIN capability for the urban, regional and social science research community. “I’m so excited to be a part of a project that’s striving to use world-class, […]

AURIN Portal Service Migration this weekend

This weekend AURIN will be migrating to the NeCTAR Research Cloud to harness its exciting new national infrastructure capabilities. This will enable us to support the increasingly diverse needs of urban, regional and social science researchers now and into the future.   As a part of this migration, a service disruption will need to take […]

AURIN welcomes new board member Alison Rose

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Alison Rose to the AURIN Management Board. Alison brings with her valuable leadership experience and industry expertise from roles across the public and private sectors, including her current role as Chief of Geoscience Australia’s Place, Space and Communities division. There is a natural alignment between the missions […]

AURIN Portal Service Migration

We’re proud to share that AURIN will soon be migrating to the NeCTAR Research Cloud to harness its exciting new national infrastructure capabilities. This will enable us to support the increasingly diverse needs of urban, regional and social science researchers now and into the future. As a part of this migration, a service disruption will […]

AURIN welcomes new Media Officer Scott Limbrick

We are pleased to welcome Scott Limbrick as AURIN’s new Media Officer. Scott will join the Outreach and Communications Team, assisting their work in communicating the research impacts of urban, regional, and social researchers. “It’s great to see how AURIN has contributed to research capacity in Australia on vital urban and regional issues, particularly as […]

Scientific Advisory Committee to strengthen urban and social data science

We are pleased to announce AURIN’s newly formed Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). The SAC brings together renowned experts across the urban and social science fields who will advise AURIN on strategic priorities and opportunities that will lead to better delivery of first-class research infrastructure to enable leading-edge research. The inaugural SAC members have deep expertise […]

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