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  • Curtin University cuts new three-year cloud deal with TechOne

    Western Australia's Curtin University has signed a three-year agreement with Technology One to deploy a cloud-based administration and student management system for about 56,000 students and 4,000 staff.

    Written by Lilia Guan27 March 19 15:49
  • Curtin Uni CIO departs

    Curtin University’s chief information officer is leaving the role after close to six years.

    Written by George Nott26 Sept. 18 10:08
  • Curtin Uni and Optus in AI research effort

    Western Australia’s Curtin University has struck an agreement with Optus to research the impact of artificial intelligence on regional telecommunications, higher education and the urban environment.

    Written by CIO Staff06 Aug. 18 12:22
  • ​Curtin University in IoT rollout

    Curtin University is rolling out ‘internet-of-things (IoT) software and devices that will provide advanced data insights to help with the daily running and usage of its large Perth campus.

    Written by Byron Connolly08 May 17 12:36
  • Curtin Uni IT team pulls itself together

    Last year, Western Australia's largest university identified a shadow IT problem caused by a lack of trust between the IT department and business units. Richard Addiscott director of IT planning, governance and security explains how he filled the 'trust chasm'.

    Written by George Nott05 Sept. 16 14:23
  • Pawsey rigs up petascale supercomputer

    The $80 million Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Western Australia has completed the final upgrade of its ‘Magnus’ machine, which provides processing power in excess of a petaflop.

    Written by Byron Connolly09 Sept. 14 16:24
  • $5.4m big data boost for resources and energy industries

    Sydney University is fronting an international research group using big data sets and high performance computers to better identify exploration targets in basins in remote Australia.

    Written by Byron Connolly12 June 14 16:23
  • MWA radio telescope begins watching the skies

    The Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope in Western Australia will act as an early warning system for solar storms as it begins observations of the sun today.

    Written by Hamish Barwick09 July 13 13:48
  • ICT misses out in govt's 'pathetic' university funding

    The Gillard government is investing an additional $97 million to boost the number of Commonwealth-supported university placements, but ICT is not seen to benefit from that, according to tertiary education spokespeople.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett15 May 13 14:40
  • Nominations open for WA IT industry awards

    Nominations for the 2012 Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Industry Awards (WAiTTA) have opened.

    Written by Lisa Banks06 Oct. 11 10:34
  • Curtin Uni moves to Microsoft Cloud

    Curtin University has moved its email and collaboration apps to Microsoft’s Cloud, with students now having anywhere anytime access to university files thanks to the rollout.

    Written by Lisa Banks14 Sept. 11 08:37