Making Australia’s unique soil and marine microbiome data more accessible for all

Work started on the Australian Environmental Microbiome Research Data Cloud project last month, which will link significant national biological data sets with national biosciences computational infrastructure and services funded through the Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

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Provisioner leads advances in research data management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in conjunction with QCIF are developing “Provisioner”, an open framework to integrate and simplify research data management.

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QCIF mints new Carpentries instructors for Queensland

QCIF is close to producing 16 new ‘The Carpentries’ instructors for Queensland after a successful instructor training session on 9–10 April in Brisbane.

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Carpentry in R underway at Griffith University

A diverse group attended this week’s QCIF-hosted Carpentries workshop in statistical software ‘R’ at Griffith University.

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Nicko Matigian joins QFAB as a Data Analyst

Nicholas (Nicko) Matigian has joined QFAB Bioinformatics as a data analyst, specifically as a biostatistician and bioinformatician.

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QUT kicks off 2018’s Software Carpentry workshops

QCIF kicked off its Software Carpentry workshops for the year with a Python session at QUT on 20–21 February.

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QFAB helping drive intersection of informatics and eHealth at a Women in Technology event

QFAB’s Head of Computational Biology, Dr Gareth Price, spoke at the first joint Women in Technology and Australian Computer Society event on Tuesday, 27 February in Brisbane.

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QCIF attends eResearch NZ

QCIF’s Outreach and Engineering Manager and QCIF’s Manager of National User Support (a Nectar-funded position), headed to the land of the long white (research) cloud last month to attend the eResearch New Zealand conference in Queenstown.

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BioLab sessions added to UQ’s Hacky Hour

Hacky Hour UQ has introduced monthly sessions to help biology researchers, especially early to mid-career researchers, with their technical laboratory work.

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Synergising Australian bioinformatics resources through the launch of Galaxy Australia

QCIF is proud to announce that Galaxy-QLD is expanding and being relaunched nationally as Galaxy Australia. 

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