Category Archives: Latest News

Research impact: Free public transport would mostly benefit wealthier inner-city residents

Map of Melbourne showing the VAMPIRE score (the Vulnerability Analysis for Mortgage, Petroleum and Inflation Risks and Expenditure), available via the AURIN Map portal. The rising cost of living is causing economic pain across Australia. The soaring price of petrol is impacting not just our commutes but also the costs of goods and services. This […]

AusEnHealth: An Australian Environmental Health
Digital Twin

AusEnHealth

Since January 2021, AURIN has been involved in laying the foundation for an open-access Australian Environmental Health (AusEnHealth) Strategic Planning Digital Twin. This ambitious one-year pilot project aims to understand the landscape of Australian environmental health data collection at both state and national levels. The AusEnHealth project has acted as a means for testing, learning, […]

Epidemiological expertise and project design updates

Futureistic health data visualisation

This project received investment from the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN), the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and the Population Health Research Network (PHRN). AURIN, the ARDC and the PHRN are funded by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS)

Additional Federal funding announcement

On August 12, Minister for Education, Dan Tehan, announced new investment in cutting-edge technology, equipment and people to conduct research into Australia’s most critical national challenges. AURIN sits at the forefront of the response to those challenges, providing infrastructure that enables research into the livability, productivity, design and resilience of our cities and communities. This […]

A New Director for AURIN

We are pleased to announce that Professor Stuart Barr has joined us as AURIN Director. Stuart will work with the AURIN team, including previous director, Professor Jane Hunter, who will continue in a strategic advisory role, to help implement the recommendations of the 2019-23 AURIN Strategic Plan. “I am extremely pleased to join AURIN at such […]

National Building Data from Geoscape for Australia’s Researchers

AURIN has secured access to high quality building data for Australia.

PSMA have released their Geoscape building data through the AURIN Portal.

The data will be available by application and priority will be given for academic projects with the greatest research impact potential.

Liveability For All On Our Urban Fringes

NCRIS-enabled projects AURIN and TERN are delivering data and analysis tools to support research and planning for more sustainable urban environments.

Explore the free urban and environmental data and services that make informed planning and policy-making possible

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