Whether it’s decoding questions about the universe, ancient Arabic texts or monolithic ‘Jars’ in present-day Laos, Robert Turnbull has us covered. Discover his journey from Australia to the Middle East and back again to pursue his life passion in uncovering questions of the past.
Defining the Third Space
In August, we co-facilitated Defining the Third Space with the Sydney Informatics Hub team: an online event that aimed to explore our data-intensive research support space with the community nationally and abroad.
Shining in an unusual time
Meet Gus, Lingyu, Lexie, Sophia and Hai Ho, Master of Data Science and Information Technology students who joined the MDAP team in mid-2020, shortly after we all started to settle into remote working life.
Meet Noel, our in-house bioinformatics and genetics specialist with a knack for tackling complex computational challenges in health and biological sciences and enjoying backyard travel in lieu of European getaways for now.
Shaping the future of data-intensive research
To celebrate our first year at MDAP: a showcase of some of our successful collaborations with researchers across the Faculties, and our ideas on the future of data-intensive research.
Meet Aleks, our resident archaeologist who brings a passion for uncovering history to help shape the future of research data stewardship at the University and beyond. Here we learn about Aleks’ journey to, in, and around her new MDAP ‘digs’.
Third Space: The Depth
Recently we co-organised a virtual event with Sydney Informatics Hub (SIH) titled Third Space: The Depth, the first of hopefully many to explore the data-intensive research support space in different institutions. Here we share presentations from this event and exciting next steps.
Imagining a building with heart
While we have been self-isolating, the innovative Melbourne Connect precinct has been taking form. At its heart: a major new digital artwork that will live and grow with the building, its occupants, and its environment over time.
Meet Zaher, one of our talented research data specialists with a passion for turning creative software skills towards boundary-pushing projects at the intersection of art, science, and technology that can benefit humans and animals alike.
Recently, Dr Andrew Siebel jumped on board as our Platform Manager, helping the team to foster inclusiveness, collaboration, technical innovation, and good spirit from the get-go. Here we learn about his pathway in human and animal biology and a life-long passion for diversity.
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