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NeSI provides a range of services, people, expertise, and information to help computational research projects become reality

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Building a data repository that's responsive to researcher needs

"When we're writing our manuscripts and it's time to submit our data, it can be painful because you're doing so many other things trying to tie up all the loose ends."
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How metadata is helping support New Zealand conservation and Indigenous data sovereignty priorities

"Nationally, and as a global citizen, we are under increasing pressure to make informed decisions regarding commercial and recreational activities, and how they can be balanced with the protection of our marine ecosystems. "
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Machine learning for clinical decision making

"Through the Consultancy with NeSI, I was able to develop my code to be far more efficient."
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Quantifying uncertainty in palaeoecological data

"During the consultancy I learned a great deal about how to program efficiently, implement unit testing, and how seemingly tiny changes to a script can have a great effect on the required time and computer resources."
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Improved tracking of land cover changes

James Shepherd wanted to reduce the turnaround time for processing his data, so he applied for a Consultancy project with NeSI research software engineers.
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A screenshot of an interpolation simlulation run by researcher Tom Etherington.

Supporting ecological research through enhanced interpolation capability

“I will now be able to make better maps of environmental variables, and hence much better models of species distributions."
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Developing bioinformatic approaches to epigenetics and health

"Setting up EWAS pipeline for global access is something I would not have been able to do myself."
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Predicting precipitation using machine learning

"NeSI experts introduced new technical ideas and tools which we will use and implement elsewhere."
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Crashes and quakes at NZ Research Software Engineering Hackathon 2020

“The driving force wasn’t so much the problem itself, but the need to share expertise across New Zealand. We wanted to elevate the software community’s skills and our own.”
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High performance marketing insights

"I have been excited to learn how to use more development tools, especially CMake, for application development, and really impressed by the value that the NeSI consultants added to this project."
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