eResearch @ Flinders

eResearch is defined as the use of advanced information and communications technologies for research and includes tools to support collaboration, data management and analysis, high performance computing and visualisation/haptics.

Flinders researchers already use many eResearch tools. This site aims to bring together information about eResearch at Flinders. Use the links to the left to find out more or email


  • The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced that it will allow the tens of thousands of genomes and other genetic information in its the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) to be stored and analysed ‘in the cloud’, lifting what had been a major roadblock. This is in part in response to the challenges […]
  • Led by vice chancellors, Dutch universities have recently announced plans for a country-wide boycott of the academic publisher Elsevier. This boycott has the potential to be a significant game changer in the relationship between the research community and the world’s largest academic publisher. But how will it affect open access momentum in the UK and […]
  • NeCTAR News Feed

  • NeCTAR is announcing, with mixed feelings, the departure of Nigel Ward, our Deputy Director for Research Software Infrastructure.

  • The NeCTAR Research Cloud provides a secure, reliable platform for epidemiology and public health research.

    New tools, data sources, and collaborations are making it possible for Australian health researchers, clinicians, and policy-makers to better understand the national health picture and influence prevention, treatments, and patient outcomes for a wide variety of conditions.

    “I went on the website and tried out the Research Cloud, and I thought, well this is our solution."

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