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The Research Bazaar is a worldwide festival promoting the digital literacy emerging at the centre of modern research. Usually, the format is a multi-day cohort event full of digital skills workshops, social activities that build communities, and amazing food.However, given the circumstances in New Zealand, a number of training partners in the sector have joined forces to deliver a ResBaz pick and mix online version for all Aotearoa New Zealand researchers and postgraduate research students.

Earlier this year NeSI announced an upgrade and extension of Mahuika to bring together new tools and technologies to keep pace with today's increasing diversity of research drivers, including growth in data, complexity of models, and a spread of maturity across research communities. 

Please join us in welcoming the newest member to the NeSI team!  Attribution:  

From 11-15 October, NeSI team members joined eResearch communities from across Australasia as the 2021 eResearch Australasia conference delivered a virtual programme covering topics ranging from software and tools, workforce and communities, platforms and capabilities, and skills and training. Recaps and the recordings of NeSI's presentations are shared below:

The Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has launched Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways, a programme that seeks to start an open and wide-ranging conversation on a range of issues facing the research, science and innovation (RSI) system. MBIE's consultation aims to:

NeSI has kicked off a new collaboration with Genomics Aotearoa's Rakeiora project, a “pathfinder” programme to test options to acquire, protect, use and store genomic datasets for use in healthcare research in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

NeSI has an exciting opportunity for a DevOps and Integration Programmer to join our team. In this role, you will design and implement a suite of open-source products underpinning and integrating NeSI’s services into high performance computing and data analytics services. This position is full-time and fixed-term for 12 months.  Applications must be submitted online by 21 November 2021.  

NeSI has been collaborating with Genomics Aotearoa to build a national repository that provides a secure place for the New Zealand research community to store and to share genomic data within a Māori values context, following the principles of 

The first half of 2021 saw lifts in usage and reach for all NeSI services, demonstrating the continued growth and potential for growth of computational science across New Zealand's research ecosystem.Now that we have some mid-year data logged, we thought we'd share a few of the interesting and exciting milestones achieved in 2021 so far.  

How can research facilities and their leaders increase diversity within their workforce? A range of opportunities exist across all levels of an organisation, from governance and leadership positions to workplace environments to event-related actions.