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Australian researchers collaborate to model effects of climate change on biodiversity

The Biodiversity Climate Change Virtual Lab (BCCVL) is one of the most accessed services via the Australian Access Federation (AAF), the national provider for federated single sign-on.

GÉANT and the SKA – an astronomical collaboration

The Square Kilometre Array, known as the SKA, will become the world’s biggest radio telescope, surveying the sky ten thousand times faster than ever before.

Protecting reptiles and amphibians

A new genomics resource has been established to help understand and protect Australia’s unique reptiles and amphibians.

How COVID-19 data is being shared with researchers globally

In the past few months data about the COVID-19 pandemic has been collected, aggregated and analysed at a rapid pace. As data is collected, published and updated daily worldwide, the coronavirus outbreak may become the most visualised data ever. COVID-19 Open To help improve the timely access to data in the COVID-19 emergency the World... View Article

Supporting the global challenges of the novel coronavirus

The global network of interconnected National Research and Education Networks is boosting international capacity where needed as part of the global rapid response to the recent novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak.

Closing in on the genetics behind psychiatric diseases

The international iPSYCH project identifies genes related to specific mental illnesses to inspire development of better medicine and earlier diagnosis.

Visualising the story of Australia’s largest ever naval loss

An ambitious project is creating digital 3D reconstructions of shipwrecks for virtual underwater heritage museum experiences

Hunting for gravitational waves, a national and global collaboration

Australian scientists on the hunt for gravitational waves rely on AARNet for transferring data from LIGO detectors in the USA to OzGrav nodes in Australia for analysis.

Universities work together to bridge UK-China divide

Three UK universities had a similar, but complex, challenge when trying to set up a jointly-taught partnership with a Chinese university, starting in 2016–17.

Following the stars 24×7

SONG, the Stellar Observations Network Group is creating a network of small, interconnected, robotic telescopes scattered across the globe, to be able to focus on one specific point in the sky for days, weeks and months on end.

Improving the accuracy of information used for land management

A customized network solution has greatly improved access to essential satellite imagery and geospatial data for researchers who help inform government policy on land management.

Preserving a vital food source with the help of advanced research infrastructure

Scientists in Kenya and Australia collaborate on a research project to diagnose viruses that infect cassava, and sequencing whole cassava virus genomes in order to help eradicate infection.