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Biosecurity Commons written support material

A variety of written material describing the fundamentals of the workflows available on Biosecurity Commons as well as guides to navigating the platform.

Includes: Risk Mapping, Dispersal Modelling, Surveillance Design, Impact Analysis and Proof of Freedom.

Keywords: Biosecurity Commons, Biosecurity, risk mapping, Species Distribution Modelling, dispersal modelling, surveillance design, impact analysis, proof of freedom

Biosecurity Commons written support material https://dresa.org.au/materials/biosecurity-commons-written-support-material A variety of written material describing the fundamentals of the workflows available on Biosecurity Commons as well as guides to navigating the platform. Includes: Risk Mapping, Dispersal Modelling, Surveillance Design, Impact Analysis and Proof of Freedom. https://www.biosecuritycommons.org.au/contact-us/ Biosecurity Commons, Biosecurity, risk mapping, Species Distribution Modelling, dispersal modelling, surveillance design, impact analysis, proof of freedom professional support ugrad masters mbr phd
Biosecurity Commons YouTube instructional videos

This growing set of instructional videos teaches users how to navigate the platform and how to run the variety of workflows available on the platform. An increasing number of these videos will be embedded into the platform https://app.biosecuritycommons.org.au/

Keywords: Biosecurity, risk mapping, Species Distribution Modelling, Biosecurity Commons

Biosecurity Commons YouTube instructional videos https://dresa.org.au/materials/biosecurity-commons-youtube-instructional-videos This growing set of instructional videos teaches users how to navigate the platform and how to run the variety of workflows available on the platform. An increasing number of these videos will be embedded into the platform https://app.biosecuritycommons.org.au/ https://www.biosecuritycommons.org.au/contact-us/ Biosecurity, risk mapping, Species Distribution Modelling, Biosecurity Commons support professional masters mbr phd
EcoCommons written support material, species distribution models explained and platform guides

These written descriptions on how to use the EcoCommons platform, the descriptions of the variety of species distribution models (SDM) available and the how to design and run and SDM have proven very popular with students whose instructors are using EcoCommons to teach basic SDM. They also...

Keywords: Species Distribution Modelling, Ecology, EcoCommons

EcoCommons written support material, species distribution models explained and platform guides https://dresa.org.au/materials/ecocommons-written-support-material-species-distribution-models-explained-and-platform-guides These written descriptions on how to use the EcoCommons platform, the descriptions of the variety of species distribution models (SDM) available and the how to design and run and SDM have proven very popular with students whose instructors are using EcoCommons to teach basic SDM. They also provide useful references for anyone using the platform. https://www.ecocommons.org.au/contact/ Species Distribution Modelling, Ecology, EcoCommons ugrad masters mbr phd
EcoCommons & Open EcoAcoustics SDM use case

  1. Examples of code and the associated text summaries describe how open ecoacoustics https://openecoacoustics.org/ data can generate better SDM predictions. By using long-term monitoring data from https://acousticobservatory.org/ which allows analysts to infer absence locations, which does a much...

Keywords: Species Distribution Modelling, Ecoacoustics, Ecology, Owls, Mapping uncertainty

EcoCommons & Open EcoAcoustics SDM use case https://dresa.org.au/materials/ecocommons-open-ecoacoustics-sdm-use-case 1. Examples of code and the associated text summaries describe how open ecoacoustics https://openecoacoustics.org/ data can generate better SDM predictions. By using long-term monitoring data from https://acousticobservatory.org/ which allows analysts to infer absence locations, which does a much better job at predicting distributions than presence only methods, and which facilitate use of call frequency as a response variable rather than presence absence. The code and data used to generate these examples: https://github.com/andrew-1234/sdm-usecase-master 2. Shows one way to overlay areas with the least geographically and environmentally representative sampling in addition to the predicted probability of occurrence generated by an SDM. This shows how to spatially represent areas where additional acoustic sampling would increase representative sampling most. The code used in this example: https://github.com/EcoCommons-Australia/educational_material/tree/main/SDMs_in_R/Scripts/adding_uncertainty_to_the_map https://www.ecocommons.org.au/contact/ Species Distribution Modelling, Ecoacoustics, Ecology, Owls, Mapping uncertainty ugrad masters mbr phd
EcoCommons Marine use case

This is a toy example with many of the steps required for a robust example not included. This does show how to pull together marine data from IMOS / AODN and summarise those environmental predictors and occurrence data by month. Then we show how you can pull together one model with predictors...

Keywords: Species Distribution Modelling, SDM temporal predictions, Ecology, Marine seasonal distributions, R statistical software

EcoCommons Marine use case https://dresa.org.au/materials/ecocommons-marine-use-case This is a toy example with many of the steps required for a robust example not included. This does show how to pull together marine data from IMOS / AODN and summarise those environmental predictors and occurrence data by month. Then we show how you can pull together one model with predictors that are both temporally (monthly) and spatially (Australian waters) explicit. Again, a robust example would need calibration and validation steps, but this example does show how SDMs can be developed across time. The data and code needed to run these examples is here: https://github.com/EcoCommons-Australia/educational_material/tree/main/Marine_use_case https://www.ecocommons.org.au/contact/ Species Distribution Modelling, SDM temporal predictions, Ecology, Marine seasonal distributions, R statistical software ugrad masters mbr phd ecr
Introduction to the Five Safes Framework

Resources include:
* Facilitator notes
*PowerPoint presentation
This is an introduction to the Five Safes framework and has been developed for anyone with no or little knowledge of the framework can develop their own workshop.

Keywords: research data management, sensitive data, Five Safes, training material, workshop materials

Introduction to the Five Safes Framework https://dresa.org.au/materials/introduction-to-the-five-safes-framework Resources include: * Facilitator notes *PowerPoint presentation This is an introduction to the Five Safes framework and has been developed for anyone with no or little knowledge of the framework can develop their own workshop. Yolante Jones yolante.jones@anu.edu.au research data management, sensitive data, Five Safes, training material, workshop materials masters ecr phd support professional
Presentation of The Australian Companion Animal Registry of Cancers (ACARCinom)

With support from the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) through the Australian Data Partnership program, ACARCinom is the first Australia-wide registry of animal cancer occurrences that addresses the gaps in veterinary cancer data registries. ACARCinom aims to make a positive impact on...

Keywords: cancer, data, dog, cat

Presentation of The Australian Companion Animal Registry of Cancers (ACARCinom) https://dresa.org.au/materials/presentation-of-the-australian-companion-animal-registry-of-cancers-acarcinom With support from the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) through the Australian Data Partnership program, ACARCinom is the first Australia-wide registry of animal cancer occurrences that addresses the gaps in veterinary cancer data registries. ACARCinom aims to make a positive impact on cancer research for our pets. Having reliable data is crucial for understanding the patterns of cancer and for evaluating treatments in both animals and humans. Five university veterinary schools and Australia's 2 leading veterinary pathology providers are partnering in the ACARCinom project: The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, University of Sydney, Gribbles Veterinary Pathology, IDEXX, University of Adelaide, Murdoch University By uniting the expertise and resources of these institutions, ACARCinom is poised to make significant advancements in understanding and combating cancer in dogs and cats. This project represents a remarkable collaboration that harnesses the power of data to unlock new insights and drive progress in the field of veterinary oncology. This video explains how the ACARCinom Dashboard works and what its functionalities are. You can have access to the ACARCinom database at the following link: acarcinom.org.au Prof Chiara Palmieri School of Veterinary Science The University of Queensland cancer, data, dog, cat masters phd researcher support
Managing Data using Acacia @ Pawsey

Acacia is Pawsey's "warm tier" or project storage. This object store is fully integrated with Setonix, Pawsey's main supercomputer, enabling fast transfer of data for project use.

These short videos introduce this high-speed object storage for hosting research data online.

Acacia is named...

Keywords: data, data skills, Acacia, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, object storage, File systems

Managing Data using Acacia @ Pawsey https://dresa.org.au/materials/managing-data-using-acacia-pawsey Acacia is Pawsey's "warm tier" or project storage. This object store is fully integrated with Setonix, Pawsey's main supercomputer, enabling fast transfer of data for project use. These short videos introduce this high-speed object storage for hosting research data online. Acacia is named after Australia’s national floral emblem the Golden Wattle – Acacia pycnantha. training@pawsey.org.au data, data skills, Acacia, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, object storage, File systems ugrad masters phd ecr researcher support professional
PCon Preparing applications for El Capitan and beyond

As Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL) prepares to stand up its next supercomputer, El Capitan, application teams prepare to pivot to another GPU architecture.

This talk presents how the LLNL application teams made the transition from distributed-memory, CPU-only architectures to...

Keywords: GPUs, supercomputing, HPC, PaCER

PCon Preparing applications for El Capitan and beyond https://dresa.org.au/materials/pcon-preparing-applications-for-el-capitan-and-beyond As Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL) prepares to stand up its next supercomputer, El Capitan, application teams prepare to pivot to another GPU architecture. This talk presents how the LLNL application teams made the transition from distributed-memory, CPU-only architectures to GPUs. They share institutional best practices. They discuss new open-source software products as tools for porting and profiling applications and as avenues for collaboration across the computational science community. Join LLNL's Erik Draeger and Jane Herriman, who presented this talk at Pawsey's PaCER Conference in September 2023. training@pawsey.org.au Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre GPUs, supercomputing, HPC, PaCER masters phd researcher ecr support professional ugrad
OpenCL

Supercomputers make use of accelerators from a variety of different hardware vendors, using devices such as multi-core CPU’s, GPU’s and even FPGA’s. OpenCL is a way for your HPC application to make effective use of heterogeneous computing devices, and to avoid code refactoring for new HPC...

Keywords: supercomputing, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, CPUs, GPUs, OpenCL, FPGAs

Resource type: activity

OpenCL https://dresa.org.au/materials/opencl Supercomputers make use of accelerators from a variety of different hardware vendors, using devices such as multi-core CPU’s, GPU’s and even FPGA’s. OpenCL is a way for your HPC application to make effective use of heterogeneous computing devices, and to avoid code refactoring for new HPC infrastructure. training@pawsey.org.au Toby Potter supercomputing, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, CPUs, GPUs, OpenCL, FPGAs masters ecr researcher support
Advanced Data Wrangling with OpenRefine

This online self-paced workshop teaches advanced data wrangling skills including combining datasets, geolocating data, and “what if” exploration using OpenRefine.

Keywords: data skills, data

Resource type: tutorial

Advanced Data Wrangling with OpenRefine https://dresa.org.au/materials/advanced-data-wrangling-with-openrefine This online self-paced workshop teaches advanced data wrangling skills including combining datasets, geolocating data, and “what if” exploration using OpenRefine. s.stapleton@griffith.edu.au data skills, data mbr phd ecr researcher support professional
Introduction to Data Cleaning with OpenRefine

Learn basic data cleaning techniques in this self-paced online workshop using open data from data.qld.gov.au and open source tool OpenRefine openrefine.org. Learn techniques to prepare messy tabular data for comupational analysis. Of most relevance to HASS disciplines, working with textual data...

Keywords: data skills, Data analysis

Resource type: tutorial

Introduction to Data Cleaning with OpenRefine https://dresa.org.au/materials/introduction-to-data-cleaning-with-openrefine Learn basic data cleaning techniques in this self-paced online workshop using open data from data.qld.gov.au and open source tool OpenRefine openrefine.org. Learn techniques to prepare messy tabular data for comupational analysis. Of most relevance to HASS disciplines, working with textual data in a structured or semi-structured format. s.stapleton@griffith.edu.au; Sharron Stapleton data skills, Data analysis mbr phd ecr researcher support professional
Introduction to Unix

A hands-on workshop covering the basics of the Unix command line interface.

Knowledge of the Unix operating system is fundamental to the use of many popular bioinformatics command-line tools. Whether you choose to run your analyses locally or on a high-performance computing system, knowing...

Keywords: Unix, Command line, Command-line, CLI

Resource type: tutorial

Introduction to Unix https://dresa.org.au/materials/introduction-to-unix A hands-on workshop covering the basics of the Unix command line interface. Knowledge of the Unix operating system is fundamental to the use of many popular bioinformatics command-line tools. Whether you choose to run your analyses locally or on a high-performance computing system, knowing your way around a command-line interface is highly valuable. This workshop will introduce you to Unix concepts by way of a series of hands-on exercises. This workshop is designed for participants with little or no command-line knowledge. Tools: Standard Unix commands, FileZilla Topic overview: Section 1: Getting started Section 2: Exploring your current directory Section 3: Making and changing directories Section 4: Viewing and manipulating files Section 5: Removing files and directories Section 6: Searching files Section 7: Putting it all together Section 8: Transferring files Tutorial instructions available here: https://www.melbournebioinformatics.org.au/tutorials/tutorials/unix/unix/ For queries relating to this workshop, contact Melbourne Bioinformatics (bioinformatics-training@unimelb.edu.au). Find out when we are next running this training as an in-person workshop, by visiting the Melbourne Bioinformaitcs Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/melbourne-bioinformatics-13058846490 For queries relating to this workshop, contact Melbourne Bioinformatics (bioinformatics-training@unimelb.edu.au). Unix, Command line, Command-line, CLI ugrad masters mbr phd ecr researcher support professional
Managing Active Research Data

In this train-the-trainer workshop, we will be exploring and discussing methods for active data management.

Participants will become familiar with cloud storage and associated tools and services for managing active research data. Learn how to organise, maintain, store and analyse active data,...

Keywords: RDM Training, CloudStor, cloud

Resource type: lesson

Managing Active Research Data https://dresa.org.au/materials/managing-active-research-data In this train-the-trainer workshop, we will be exploring and discussing methods for active data management. Participants will become familiar with cloud storage and associated tools and services for managing active research data. Learn how to organise, maintain, store and analyse active data, and understand safe and secure ways of sharing and storing data. Topics such as cloud storage, collaborative editing, versioning and data sharing will be discussed and demonstrated. Sara King RDM Training, CloudStor, cloud phd support masters ecr researcher
VOSON Lab Code Blog

The VOSON Lab Code Blog is a space to share methods, tips, examples and code. Blog posts provide techniques to construct and analyse networks from various API and other online data sources, using the VOSON open-source software and other R based packages.

Keywords: visualisation, Data analysis, data collections, R software, Social network analysis, social media data, Computational Social Science, quantitative, Text Analytics

Resource type: tutorial, other

VOSON Lab Code Blog https://dresa.org.au/materials/voson-lab-code-blog The VOSON Lab Code Blog is a space to share methods, tips, examples and code. Blog posts provide techniques to construct and analyse networks from various API and other online data sources, using the VOSON open-source software and other R based packages. robert.ackland@anu.edu.au visualisation, Data analysis, data collections, R software, Social network analysis, social media data, Computational Social Science, quantitative, Text Analytics researcher support phd masters
10 Reproducible Research things - Building Business Continuity

The idea that you can duplicate an experiment and get the same conclusion is the basis for all scientific discoveries. Reproducible research is data analysis that starts with the raw data and offers a transparent workflow to arrive at the same results and conclusions. However not all studies are...

Keywords: reproducibility, data management

Resource type: tutorial, video

10 Reproducible Research things - Building Business Continuity https://dresa.org.au/materials/9-reproducible-research-things-building-business-continuity The idea that you can duplicate an experiment and get the same conclusion is the basis for all scientific discoveries. Reproducible research is data analysis that starts with the raw data and offers a transparent workflow to arrive at the same results and conclusions. However not all studies are replicable due to lack of information on the process. Therefore, reproducibility in research is extremely important. Researchers genuinely want to make their research more reproducible, but sometimes don’t know where to start and often don’t have the available time to investigate or establish methods on how reproducible research can speed up every day work. We aim for the philosophy “Be better than you were yesterday”. Reproducibility is a process, and we highlight there is no expectation to go from beginner to expert in a single workshop. Instead, we offer some steps you can take towards the reproducibility path following our Steps to Reproducible Research self paced program. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bANTr9RvnGg Tutorial: https://guereslib.github.io/ten-reproducible-research-things/ a.miotto@griffith.edu.au; s.stapleton@griffith.edu.au; i.jennings@griffith.edu.au; Sharron Stapleton Isaac Jennings reproducibility, data management masters phd ecr researcher support
Data Storytelling

Nowadays, more information created than our audience could possibly analyse on their own! A study by Stanford professor Chip Heath found that during the recall of speeches, 63% of people remember stories and how they made them feel, but only 5% remember a single statistic. So, you should convert...

Keywords: data storytelling, data visualisation

Data Storytelling https://dresa.org.au/materials/data-storytelling Nowadays, more information created than our audience could possibly analyse on their own! A study by Stanford professor Chip Heath found that during the recall of speeches, 63% of people remember stories and how they made them feel, but only 5% remember a single statistic. So, you should convert your insights and discovery from data into stories to share with non-experts with a language they understand. But how? This tutorial helps you construct stories that incite an emotional response and create meaning and understanding for the audience by applying data storytelling techniques. m.yamaguchi@griffith.edu.au a.miotto@griffith.edu.au data storytelling, data visualisation support masters phd researcher
Use the Trove Newspaper & Gazette Harvester (web app version)

This video shows how you can use the web app version of the Trove Newspaper & Gazette Harvester to download large quantities of digitised newspaper articles from Trove. Just give it a search from the Trove web interface, and the harvester will...

Keywords: Trove, newspapers, GLAM Workbench, HASS

Resource type: video

Use the Trove Newspaper & Gazette Harvester (web app version) https://dresa.org.au/materials/use-the-trove-newspaper-gazette-harvester-web-app-version-to-download-large-quantities-of-digitised-articles This video shows how you can use the web app version of the [Trove Newspaper & Gazette Harvester](https://glam-workbench.net/trove-harvester/) to download large quantities of digitised newspaper articles from Trove. Just give it a search from the Trove web interface, and the harvester will save the metadata of all the articles from the search results in a CSV (spreadsheet) file for further analysis. You can also save the full text of every article, as well as copies of the articles as JPG images, and even PDFs. The GLAM Workbench is a collection of tools, examples, tutorials, and apps that help you make use of collection data from GLAM organisations (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). See: [https://glam-workbench.net/](https://glam-workbench.net/) Tim Sherratt (tim@timsherratt.org and @wragge on Twitter) Trove, newspapers, GLAM Workbench, HASS ugrad masters phd ecr researcher support
Use QueryPic to visualise searches in Trove's digitised newspapers (part 2)

This video shows how you can construct and visualise more complex searches for digitised newspaper articles in Trove using QueryPic (see part 1 for the basics). This includes limiting the date range of your query, and changing the time...

Keywords: Trove, GLAM Workbench, visualisation, newspapers, HASS

Resource type: video

Use QueryPic to visualise searches in Trove's digitised newspapers (part 2) https://dresa.org.au/materials/use-querypic-to-visualise-searches-in-trove-s-digitised-newspapers-part-2 This video shows how you can construct and visualise more complex searches for digitised newspaper articles in Trove using [QueryPic](https://glam-workbench.net/trove-newspapers/#querypic) (see part 1 for the basics). This includes limiting the date range of your query, and changing the time scale to zoom in and out of your search results. The GLAM Workbench is a collection of tools, examples, tutorials, and apps that help you make use of collection data from GLAM organisations (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). See: https://glam-workbench.net/ Tim Sherratt (tim@timsherratt.org and @wragge on Twitter) Trove, GLAM Workbench, visualisation, newspapers, HASS ugrad masters phd ecr researcher
Use QueryPic to visualise searches in Trove's digitised newspapers (part 1)

This video demonstrates how to use the GLAM Workbench to visualise searches for digitised newspaper articles in Trove. Using the latest version of QueryPic, we can explore the complete result set, showing how the number of matching articles...

Keywords: Trove, GLAM Workbench, visualisation, newspapers, HASS

Resource type: video

Use QueryPic to visualise searches in Trove's digitised newspapers (part 1) https://dresa.org.au/materials/use-querypic-to-visualise-searches-in-trove-s-digitised-newspapers-part-1 This video demonstrates how to use the GLAM Workbench to visualise searches for digitised newspaper articles in Trove. Using the latest version of [QueryPic](https://glam-workbench.net/trove-newspapers/#querypic), we can explore the complete result set, showing how the number of matching articles changes over time. We can even compare queries to visualise changes in language or technology. It's a great way to start exploring the possibilities of GLAM data. The GLAM Workbench is a collection of tools, examples, tutorials, and apps that help you make use of collection data from GLAM organisations (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums). See: https://glam-workbench.net/ Tim Sherratt (tim@timsherratt.org & @wragge on Twitter) Trove, GLAM Workbench, visualisation, newspapers, HASS ugrad masters ecr researcher
ARDC Research Data Rights Management Guide

A practical guide for people and organisations working with data, about rights information and licences, and to raise awareness of the implications of not having licences on data.

Who is this for? This guide is primarily directed toward members of the research sector, particularly data rights...

Keywords: research data

Resource type: guide

ARDC Research Data Rights Management Guide https://dresa.org.au/materials/ardc-research-data-rights-management-guide A practical guide for people and organisations working with data, about rights information and licences, and to raise awareness of the implications of not having licences on data. Who is this for? This guide is primarily directed toward members of the research sector, particularly data rights holders users and suppliers. Some general reference is made to characteristics and management of government data, acknowledging that this kind of data can be input to the research process. Government readers should consult their agency’s data management policies, in addition to reading this guide. **Cite as** Australian Research Data Commons. (2019). ARDC Research Data Rights Management Guide. Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5091580 ARDC Contact us: contact@ardc.edu.au research data mbr phd ecr researcher support professional