Natalie

Natalie has written 8 posts for eResearch Community

New NZ Data and Statistics Legislation is in the Pipeline

A number of things happened in 1975.  Microsoft was founded (or Micro-soft as it was apparently then known), the mood ring was invented, the movie Jaws was released, Robert Muldoon became New Zealand’s Prime Minister and the Statistics Act 1975 came into law. While this piece of legislation has been modified over the years, it is essentially […]

Free data visualisation training

Being able to tell the story that lies in data in an engaging and visual way is an important skill that helps a much wider (and non-expert) audience understand the insights made in research. Open Data NZ are planning to run some free data visualisation workshops in Wellington (June 8-9) and in Dunedin (June 18-19). Click […]

Data Classification Framework – a traffic light system for understanding data at Massey

Protecting data has been at the forefront of my conversations recently.  Why?  The Data Management Policy, sits in my care.  It promises that in order to manage our data as an asset, that sources of data need to be identified, classified and assigned a Data Custodian.  Wow I thought!  It makes sense – in order […]

Data delivery solutions designed for Massey Genome Service

 A technician from the Massey University Genome Service got in touch with ITS recently asking for help to provide a solution for the delivery of results from its sequencing service to its customer. Based on the requirements provided by the technician, the ITS Research Technology Team applied for a 1TB CloudStor group drive from AARNET […]

Free!! Software Carpentry Workshop @ Massey University Auckland (14-15 February)

Register now to secure your place at a free-introductory software carpentry workshop at the Albany Campus. Check out the Massey Events website to find out what’s on offer. No prior knowledge is required.

Have your say: High Performance Computing at Massey

Do you use High Performance Computing (HPC) for your research? This is an opportunity for you to inform a roadmap for the delivery of HPC for Massey University. Information-gathering workshops are being held at each campus during February. HPC generally refers to the practice of aggregating computing power in a way that delivers higher performance, […]

Jurisdictional risks of cloud storage

Now that information has been gathered from researchers about what they need to manage their research data better, work has now begun to address the gaps raised. We’re going to actively work on intellectual property and jurisdictional risks to data stored in the cloud in the last quarter of 2017. This refers to the concept that information […]

Research Data Management Initiative

The University is working to improve support and services for Massey University researchers in regard to the management of research data. A working group with cross-organisational membership (Research and Enterprise, ITS, the Library and academic representatives) was established in 2015 to investigate the problems being experienced, and to work out a plan for improving the […]

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