On 11 March, NeSI’s new Training Coordinator, Megan Guidry, gathered Carpentries instructors, helpers, and training enthusiasts from around NZ for a one-hour Carpentries Community Call.
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More than 150 leaders and innovators from research communities across New Zealand and overseas gathered in Auckland 18-20 February for eResearch NZ's 10th anniversary event, co-hosted by NeSI and REANNZ.Themed "People Powered Research", the three-day conference hosted a diverse collection of talks on a range of topics, including:
Please join us in welcoming the newest member to the NeSI team!Attribution: Megan Guidry
NeSI / NIWA are seeking an HPC Senior Science Advisor and Platforms Architect to work nationally with scientific communities gathering their High Performance Computing & Data Science (HPC&DS) needs, and to provide strategic advice and expertise to help drive positive change to NIWA and NeSI's shared infrastructure and services platform.The position is based in Wellington, NZ and the deadline to apply is 3 February 2019.
Please join us in welcoming two new members to the NeSI team!Attribution: Brian Flaherty
NeSI is pleased to announce the publication of a review and analysis of NeSI's Training Strategy from 2015-2017. This review reflects on the activities and impacts of NeSI's strategy and provides:
New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) and Genomics Aotearoa have announced a partnership that will deliver advanced capabilities and enhanced tools for genomics research in New Zealand.
New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) is pleased to announce that Fiona Carswell, Chief Scientist at Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, has been appointed to the NeSI Board of Directors.As a long-time and active member of New Zealand’s research sector, she brings valuable experience and leadership to the NeSI Board. “Research is a collaborative enterprise so I’m very pleased to be able to contribute to NeSI’s strategies and activities to achieve even greater collaboration through the NeSI Board,” she says.
Navigating the ins and outs of New Zealand’s computational research system can be tricky, particularly if a researcher is new to using digital tools to support their work.That’s where Nooriyah Lohani, NeSI’s new Research Communities Advisor, can help. Since joining the NeSI team in June 2018, she has immersed herself in the community, participating in research events, training sessions, and networking activities in order to connect researchers with digital resources and services that can help advance their projects.
On 25 Sept 2018, NeSI and Cray brought together innovators in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to explore the impacts and opportunities for machine learning in New Zealand's research ecosystem.