Australia’s peak body for research data, the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC), has welcomed RMIT University as a new member.
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise with an international reputation for excellence in education, research, and engagement with industry and the community.
By becoming a member, RMIT is supporting the ARDC and the Australian Government’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).
Professor Calum Drummond, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation and Vice-President said, “The generation, storage and dissemination of data is vital to the conduct of research and innovation. RMIT is thrilled to work with the Australian Research Data Commons focusing on national research infrastructure, facilities and data services through this membership. This will be a rich resource for our researchers working on data-driven solutions for industry, society and the environment.”
Rosie Hicks, CEO of the ARDC, said, “We’re thrilled to welcome RMIT as a member of the ARDC. Our members support our mission to accelerate research and innovation by driving excellence in the creation, analysis and retention of high-quality data assets.”
The ARDC welcomes membership applications from Australian universities and research data-generating organisations.
As one of Australia’s national digital research infrastructure providers, the ARDC works with its members to strengthen the digital research capability of Australia’s researchers through better access to data, resources, training and events.
Learn more about our members and how you can join our community.
The ARDC is funded through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) to support national digital research infrastructure for Australian researchers.