The purpose of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) is to give Australian researchers competitive advantage through data.
Its mission is to accelerate research and innovation by driving excellence in the creation, analysis and retention of high-quality data assets.
what i did
Since 2021, I have been a regular contributor to the ARDC’s monthly e-newsletter, ARDC Connect, interviewing researchers and research managers to tell stories that show how the ARDC is achieving its mission.
Spanning all disciplines, the work is varied, interesting and often fascinating… as are my interviewees.
- Data versioning – an epic chapter of a long story
- Research software to get a FAIR go
- Launching a draft research software agenda for Australia
- Bridging continents to share and re-use research data
- Australia signs up to expanded OECD recommendation on access to publicly funded data
- Launching ML4AU – a machine learning community of practice for Australia
- Revamped Rapid IdP lowers the bar for Australian Access Federation participation
- Universities unite for consistency in research data management (see tweet below)
- A national language data commons for Australia
- Nectar Research Cloud a reliable platform for assessing migrants’ exposure to carcinogens at work
- Number-crunching with Nectar – the genomic fight to save the Macquarie Perch
- Spatial information – ARDC and ICSM to collaborate
- Chan Zuckerberg Initiative injects funds into Galaxy platform for biomedical research.