Euramoo is being re-built as the Awoonga HPC cluster

QCIF and UQ’s Research Computing Centre are re-building Euramoo as a new high performance compute cluster called Awoonga.

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RAiDs to be added to QRIScloud data collections

QCIF has extended the metadata attributes that can be recorded for data collections stored within QRIScloud to include Research Activity Identifiers (RAiDs).

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QCIF signs up as a Software Carpentry member

QCIF has made a formal commitment to the growth and spread of Software and Data Carpentry in Queensland, with the support of the global Software Carpentry Foundation.

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QCIF trials object storage access for QRIScloud data collections

Due to popular demand, QCIF is currently trialling an object storage interface for QRIScloud data collections with a small number of researchers and research groups.

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Stemformatics’ Hierarchical Cluster to handle more genomics data set types

Stemformatics, a data portal for stem cell researchers, has recently upgraded its Hierarchical Cluster (HC) analysis to handle more Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data set types.

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Feedback welcomed on best data practices in life sciences paper

QCIF/RCC’s Dr Jeff Christiansen and fellow co-authors are calling for comment from the scientific community on their draft paper titled ‘Best Practice Data Life Cycle Approaches for the Life Sciences.’

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New ecoscience training program launched for “first-rate science education”

A QCIF-backed innovative new training program for tertiary-level ecosystem science educators was piloted in Adelaide last month with great success, and is expected to be rolled out nationally soon.

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David Warne joins QCIF as a QUT eResearch Analyst

David Warne has joined the QCIF team as a QUT-based eResearch Analyst.

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Open Science: EMBL-ABR interviews QCIF’s Dr Jeff Christiansen

This month EMBL Australia Bioinformatics Resource (EMBL-ABR) interviewed QCIF/RCC Health and Life Sciences Program Manager Dr Jeff Christiansen for its Open Science interview series.

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ReDBox triumphs at international open repository conference

QCIF’s Engineering Services team successfully introduced research data management tool ReDBox to the international community at the Open Repositories 2017 Conference, held 26–30 June in Brisbane.

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