Impact

Powerful computing supports powerful research

Find out more about how Nectar Cloud has empowered Australia’s researchers to achieve the best research outcomes.

THE SKY’S THE LIMIT

“Creating a mock catalogue of galaxies might have previously taken months, or even years to develop, but with TOA it just a few minutes,” – Associate Professor Darren Croton Investigating how galaxies form and the larger properties of the Universe …

SOLVING ENDOCRINE DISORDERS WITHOUT BORDERS

“Diseases don’t know boundaries or country codes, we have to build systems that allow researchers to collaborate internationally.” — Professor Richard Sinnott While some of our most common chronic diseases are endocrine disorders, including diabetes, obesity and thyroid conditions, there …

INSPIRING CULTURAL COLLABORATION

“I don’t believe locking things up is the answer to expanding knowledge or improving research quality in Australia.” When Professor Deb Verhoeven, Chair of Media and Communication at Deakin University, began her humanities research career, her colleagues guarded their collections …

When Words Collide

“It’s important to understand whether people need to change to fit machines, or if machines need to change to fit people,” — Professor Denis Burnham Exploring the relationship between human and mechanised communication, the relatively new research field of human …

TAKING THE ‘IT’ OUT OF BIOINFORMATICS

The Genomics Virtual Laboratory (GVL) funded through Nectar, is taking the information technology out of bioinformatics, providing biologists with easy access to a suite of genomics tools and resources. In 2003 the international Human Genome Project announced the first sequence …

CREATING COMPLEX VIRTUAL UNIVERSES

Swinburne University of Technology and its partners have launched a free online astronomy tool to allow scientists to build complex customised views of the Universe, all from the comfort of their own computer. The Theoretical Astrophysical Observatory (TAO), a component …

SCALING-UP INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION

Nectar Cloud is helping the ARC Centre of Excellence for Plant Energy Biology (PEB) discover better ways to feed and fuel the planet by understanding more about how plants use energy. Professor Ian Small is a Chief Investigator with PEB …

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