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Able to leap giant problems

Researchers are excited at the prospect of using Australia’s first supercomputer The Australian National University will be home to the nation’s first supercomputer, which will provide much greater computational services to the research community. The petascale supercomputer will be used ...

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Modern chaplains must embrace the changing world

Multi-faith campuses and new technology offer real challenges. There is a rich history associated with university chaplaincy, which has evolved into a unique profession with its own identity and skills. This vocation continues to expand and diversify, with a growing ...

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Academic paints picture of regional art

Marcus Bussey, a lecturer in future studies and world history, put the importance of regional art under the spotlight at his Arts Matters workshops in June. Jointly organised by the University of the Sunshine Coast and Artslink Queensland, the two-day ...

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Tackling Big Data head on

The scheme to boost the computer capacity of the nation’s universities is ploughing ahead, with some help from the UK. By Beverley Head reports. The first three nodes of the $50 million Research Data Storage Infrastructure (RDSI) project are about ...

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Learning for teachers made plain

The newest tool for online professional engagement is creating a buzz among educators, reports Natasha Egan. Professional development for teachers is about to get a whole lot easier, with the launch of a new online games-based tool where teachers from ...

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Nanopatch sparks interest at med-tech conference

An innovative project that will change the way vaccines are delivered to patients sparked the most interest at the AusMedtech conference and investment summit in Sydney. The Vaxxas Nonopatch developed by the University of Queensland is expected to reduce production ...

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Xenon wins national computer bid

 Xenon has been revealed as the supplier of computer systems powering the first node of the National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) research cloud. The University of Melbourne was commissioned by the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and ...

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IT directors tackle rapid change

Information technology with its growing budgets is now a core area rather than peripheral at campuses. Beverley Head reports. Reskilling staff for new futures has been identified as one of the major issues for university IT departments, says the Council ...

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Running with the digital natives

 Universities need to start teaching academics and teachers to be residents of the web if we are to have any hope of bridging the technological divide.   Our culture is changing every day. Look around and you will see a world ...

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Big data needs big solutions

Universities are pushing IT companies to come up with answers to their problem of storing massive amounts of digital information.  Corporate Australia is just starting to grapple with the concept of “big data”. It’s one area where the universities are ...

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