In this issue:
Professor David Abramson of the Faculty of IT, Monash University, has received a 2010 ‘CENIC Innovations in Networking’ award for his project ‘Enhancing Student Exchange Experiences with High Definition Video Conference’. The award, in the category of ‘High Performance Research Applications’, will be presented at the CENIC Annual Conference awards luncheon on the 9th of March in Monterey, California, US.
The MURPA and PRIME undergraduate student exchange programs, coordinated by research labs at Monash University and the University of California, San Diego, were strengthened by a series of innovative High Definition Video linked seminars between both institutions. Arranged by the Faculty of IT and the Monash e-Research Centre, the HDV seminars allowed students, and also their mentors, the opportunity to present and discuss work during the nine week internships.
For more information: http://messagelab.monash.edu.au/MURPAProgramRecognised or http://www.monash.edu.au/eresearch/)
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Monash e-Research Centre
Do you know of an engaging, inspiring speaker whom we should invite to give an address at the eResearch Australasia conference? We’d love to hear about them — please let us know by sending mail to email@example.com. The conference will be held 8-12 November 2010 in Queensland. Further information will be available soon.
eResearch Australasia Committee
ANDS is pleased to announce that its highly successful series of ANDS Roadshows will continue in Canberra on March 30 and 31, and in Sydney on April 19 and 20.
The Roadshows will be made up of two workshops. There will be a full day workshop on responding to the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, plus an introduction to ANDS Services and Products. Further details and registration forms are available at http://ands.org.au/events/roadshow.html.
Dates and registration details for Roadshow visits to Melbourne, Townsville and Darwin will be announced shortly.
An electronic version (pdf) of the latest issue of Share: the newsletter of the Australian National Data Service is now available from the ANDS website at:
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