Category Archives: Resources for Research

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)

AURIN’s APM Point-Level Data, Enabling Your Research Impact

AURIN’s APM Point-Level Data is enabling important research in various metropolitan and rural municipalities across the nation, in economic impact, disaster impact, housing affordability, education, immigration and more.

Welcome to AURIN’s new Animation

Welcome to AURIN from AURIN on Vimeo. Australia’s population is predicted to double by mid-century, with 7 out of 10 people living and working in just 5 mega-metro regions. AURIN—the ‘Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network’ —is a national service that empowers urban researchers, planners and policy makers to transform Australia’s growing population centres and regions […]

Are we planning adequate healthcare for the coming ‘ageing boom’?

Mapping cities and health services for future Zimmer frame zones Researchers in Sydney are mapping Australia’s health services and population projections to identify where future hospitals, GPs and even dentists will be most needed as baby boomers hit retirement age. Already stretched health budgets will need to cover the ballooning needs of Australia’s ageing population […]

‘Urban Sketcher’: mining data from aerial photography

How an eye in the sky can help make cities more walkable, liveable and resilient CSIRO researchers have found a way to turn bird’s eye view photographs of our cities into useful digital maps that could help planners make our cities more liveable and provide emergency services with valuable information. Dr Greg Foliente and his […]

Why the City of Melbourne is a big data partner

‘We’re sharing our urban intelligence, and you should too’ Research and evidence-based planning is the key to Melbourne’s current accolade of ‘world’s most liveable city’ and improving its liveability into the future while managing the pressures of population growth, changing business mixes and weather extremes. In 2015, Melbourne was named the world’s most liveable city […]

Data playground for research students

Research-ready data opens opportunities for students Can greenery in the city be maximised to address climate change challenges and the urban heat island effect? How can urban planning promote walking and improve people’s health? Can transportation and demographic data open up alternative transport plans and policies? AURIN’s ‘big data’ resources are giving researchers and students […]

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