TAPPAS - Tool for Assessing Pest and Pathogen Aerial Spread – is the new software developed by CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, the Bureau of Meteorology and Intersect to provide access to biosecurity managers and scientists to run powerful wind dispersion and weather prediction models, using data visualisation and computer modelling. 

Check it now:  https://research.csiro.au/tappas/ 

Congratulations to Mirela Tulbure and the Geospatial Analysis for Environmental Change Lab at the University of New South Wales for winning a 2015 NSW Tall Poppy Science Award for their work on Surface Water Dynamics

Image: Marck Broich and Mirela Tulbure.

Linking Data and Research

Data intensive research is in the cloud and scholarly research networks have always been global. New data structuring techniques, such as linked open data, have emerged to enable collaboration, data sharing and data integration. Intersect is supporting this practice change in the Australian digital humanities research community and through data.intersect.org.au

Image: Historical cartographic depiction of Australia (Nouvelle Hollande) on one of the "Globes of the Sun King" in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France collection.

Intersect Training

Since 2012, Intersect has trained over 3,000 people in ten different courses across 313 instances.

Training is free of charge to researchers and students at member institutions. More at  training.

Image: Jackson Mann, UTS Library

New brochure

Intersect has just released a new corporate brochure 'Research Technology Impact'. The brochure outlines how we help researchers increase their impact through innovative technologies and expert advice.  

Download here, or if you would like hard copies, contact  your eResearch Analyst. 

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Research Technology Impact

Intersect is a pivotal part of Australian research infrastructure. We provide robust, innovative and collaborative technology to support world-class research at our member institutions. Intersect delivers data storage, compute and analysis platforms, custom engineering, expert consultation and training programs to thousands of researchers every year.

May our Force be with you

We boost your research with personal Energy with our professionally developed and operated services for Intersect members and the wider research community.

Our services are targeted at enhancing the capability (skills) and capacity (resources) of organisations, disciplines and research groups.

We've reorganised our service offering to make it easier to understand how you can engage with our team across all phases of the eResearch lifecycle: Planning Research, Conducting Research and Post-Research. 

Learn more at Energy.intersecy.org.au  or download a PDF brochure.


Congratulations Professor Mary O'Kane AC

Intersect celebrates New South Wales Chief Scientist and Engineer Emeritus Professor Mary O’Kane’s recent appointment as Companion of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day honours 2016 for her outstanding work in supporting science and research over the past decades.

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CSIRO TAPPAS shipped and was launched on 1 November 2015.

A new Tool for Assessing Pest and Pathogen Aerial Spread jointly developed by CSIRO Health and Biosecurity, the Bureau of Meteorology and Intersect provides access to powerful wind dispersion and weather prediction models.

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2015 was an incredible year, with close to 1,500 researchers trained and over 160 courses delivered! We would like to thank each and every one of you who attended a course. We look forward to seeing you at an Intersect course when our program resumes early in 2016.‚Äč

For the full training schedule, see the Energy.intersect.org.au/training


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