Category Archives: Data

Epidemiological expertise and project design updates

Futureistic health data visualisation

This project received investment from the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN), the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and the Population Health Research Network (PHRN). AURIN, the ARDC and the PHRN are funded by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS)

Project Advisory Committee for the Australian Urban Health Indicators

Adelaide: Unrecognized people riding their bicycles along Torrens river bike track in North Adelaide on a bright day

  As the Australian Urban Health Indicators (AusUrb-HI) project picks up speed, a panel of experts have been convened to assess and provide on-going guidance and advice on the project’s scientific and technical development and the needs of the researchers and decision makers who will use the indicators into the future. Introducing the AusUrb-HI Advisory […]

AURIN Investment for Impact: The Park Life Project

AURIN has funded new critical eInfrastructure for open space research, generating new, nationally consistent, data and improving existing analysis and visualisation tools. This will enable Australia’s research community to address complex urban and regional planning issues in Australia and find solutions that create positive impacts for our towns, cities and communities. Public open spaces are […]

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 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 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 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 […]

Employment Vulnerability in the Arts and Recreation Sector

SUMMARY Arts and Recreation Services have been one of the most disrupted sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic so far in 2020. Closure and restrictions have hampered the regular operation and use of cultural and sports venues, including museums, galleries, theatres, gyms and stadiums. According to the latest ABS Payroll Jobs and Wages Index data […]

Employment Vulnerability in the Retail Sector

CONTEXT Retail has been one of the most affected industries during the COVID-19 pandemic. National and statewide restrictions have disrupted the operation of many retail stores as areas have gone into lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus. These restrictions are clearly visible in Victoria’s data as it reentered lockdown in early July. Retail […]

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