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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Belinda Weaver takes on key Software Carpentry role

Belinda Weaver has left QCIF to take up an exciting new position as Community Development Lead for Software and Data Carpentry.

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QRIScloud’s Nextcloud service now in production

QRIScloud’s Nextcloud service, for efficient and easier research data management, is in production after completing a pilot phase begun earlier this year.

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Changing of the guard at QCIF

QCIF's new CEO, Dr Phil Gurney, completed his first week in the job, starting Tuesday, 2 May.

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Results from QCIF's user survey: "Excellent services and support"

QCIF's user survey rating has increased for the second year in a row, jumping to a Net Promoter Score of 31.2 this year from 23.2 in 2016. This is a great result.

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National roadmap for research infrastructure released: Nine priority areas identified

The Australian Government released the 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap on Friday, 12 May, identifying priorities essential for building Australian research excellence over the coming decade.

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