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2019 Archived News

Below are the latest CeRDI news items. CeRDI also publish a quarterly newsletter.

Visualising Australasia's Soils Project Newsletter, December 2019 - 20 December 2019

Pilot data portal launched, Meetings with projects participants, Finding the Value Proposition, An ocean of soil data, What is next.... Continue reading...

Citizen science project tracking moths for pygmy possum survival - 12 December 2019

CeRDI is collaborating with Zoos Victoria on an important project.... Continue reading...

Agricultural Research Federation (AgReFed) formed - 12 December 2019

Agricultural Research Federation has now been enacted.... Continue reading...

International and national AgReFed presentations - 12 December 2019

In September, the work of AgReFed was presented by Paul Box from CSIRO Environmental Informatics at CODATA,China.... Continue reading...

National Waterbug Blitz progress - 12 December 2019

The National Waterbug Blitz, a project coordinated by CeRDI's Dr Birgita Hansen.... Continue reading...

GovHack 2019 winners - 12 December 2019

Members of the CeRDI team recently participated in GovHack 2019 and developed the Innovative Land Index.... Continue reading...

Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping in Australia: An audit - 12 December 2019

CeRDI recently completed an audit of the Better Fertiliser Decisions for Cropping in Australia database and online data entry tool.... Continue reading...

Successful PhD examination - 12 December 2019

Congratulations to Dr David Ebbs who has successfully completed his PhD.... Continue reading...

CeRDI Newsletter Spring 2019 - 12 December 2019

The latest news and updates from CeRDI are included in the following newsletter.... Continue reading...

CeRDI Newsletter Winter 2019 - 1 October 2019

The latest news and updates from CeRDI are included in the latest issue of the CeRDI newsletter.... Continue reading...

CeRDI participates at Open Geospatial Consortium in Belgium - 1 October 2019

CeRDI's Andrew MacLeod and Bruce Simons recently participated in the 111th Technical Meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC).... Continue reading...

National Waterbug Blitz: upcoming spring monitoring - 1 October 2019

The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia's first nationwide waterways monitoring event and citizen science project.... Continue reading...

Youth C.A.N project: successful conclusion - 1 October 2019

The Youth Changing Alcohol Norms (Youth C.A.N) project, funded by VicHealth and co-ordinated by Horsham Rural City Council (HRCC) and CeRDI under the leadership of Dr Angela Murphy, recently concluded... Continue reading...

Zoos Victoria and CeRDI - 1 October 2019

Extending collaborative eResearch opportunities for Fighting Extinction... Continue reading...

CeRDI Team compete in Gov Hack 2019 - 16 September 2019

A five-person team of CeRDI staff going by the name of "Team CeRDIfy" presented their concept for a future planning and land zoning tool.... Continue reading...

Visualising Australasia's Soils Project Newsletter, August 2019 - 16 August 2019

Short video explainer, Soil data pilots, Pilot soil data portal, What's next, and Project in a nutshell.... Continue reading...

Digital health Open Mic night draws a crowd - 16 August 2019

Federation University's second Digital Health in Ballarat Open Mic Night.... Continue reading...

Agricultural Research Federation (AgReFed) - 28 June 2019

The Agricultural Research Federation (AgReFed) aims to improve the sharing and reuse of agricultural data.... Continue reading...

Smart Cities and Suburbs Ballarat - 28 June 2019

Federation University and the City of Ballarat have collaborated on a successful funding application to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science through the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program.... Continue reading...

CeRDI researcher authoring blog for Historic Urban Landscapes Ballarat - 28 June 2019

CeRDI Research Officer Helen Hunter is contributing as an author of the local history blog for Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Ballarat.... Continue reading...

CeRDI science engagement with Ballarat U3A - 28 June 2019

CeRDI research officer Derek Walters recently gave a presentation to the Ballarat branch of the University of the Third Age (U3A). Entitled 'Why is the Sea Salty?'... Continue reading...

CeRDI news snippets - 28 June 2019

CeRDI staff updates, 'Unpacking interoperability' webinar, Sport and Recreation Spatial Sport Participation Research Project wins award, etc...... Continue reading...

CeRDI Newsletter Autumn 2019 - 28 June 2019

The latest news and updates from CeRDI are included in the latest issue of the CeRDI newsletter.... Continue reading...

Central Highlands Family Violence Data Press project - 28 June 2019

CeRDI is working with service providers from across the Central Highlands region to develop a regional family violence spatial portal.... Continue reading...

National Waterbug Blitz launch Waterbug Data Portal - 28 June 2019

The National Waterbug Blitz website is a hub for communicating information about the annual, national waterways monitoring event.... Continue reading...

Data Democracy film launch - 28 June 2019

CeRDI has collaborated with documentary film makers Wind and Sky Productions to commission a new film about Data Democracy.... Continue reading...

Whale sightings and photo identification - 28 June 2019

CeRDI has worked with DELWP and the Arthur Rylah Institute to develop a new citizen science web portal.... Continue reading...

LitterWatch Victoria - 28 June 2019

A project to conduct research into, and develop, a standardised litter monitoring database and online spatial information system for Port Phillip Bay.... Continue reading...

Digital Health in Ballarat Inaugural Open Mic Night - 12 June 2019

World class digital research can enhance Ballarat health care with the growth of a digital health research.... Continue reading...

Two co-funded industry scholarships currently on offer! - 6 June 2019

CeRDI currently has two co-funded industry scholarships on offer. For more information follow the link below.... Continue reading...

Visualising Australasia's Soils Newsletter, March 2019 - 29 March 2019

The first Visualising Australasia's Soils project newsletter has been released.... Continue reading...

Data Democracy a Challenge for Future - 28 March 2019

The rapid growth of electronic data has great potential to benefit society, but we need to think about how to manage data in a fair way.... Continue reading...

CeRDI Postgraduate news - 21 March 2019

PhD thesis under examination: Postgraduate student David Ebbs has submitted his PhD thesis for examination.... Continue reading...

CeRDI news snippets - 21 March 2019

Funding application with The University of Sydney, From ELFIE to SELFIE, Third International Controlled Traffic Farming Conference 2019, CeRDI Staff Updates, and Recent publications by CeRDI staff mem... Continue reading...

Western Alliance for Greenhouse Action project update - 21 March 2019

CeRDI has been closely involved in the development of the technology that supports the HWAWA framework.... Continue reading...

Visualising Australasia's Soils: Off to a great start! - 21 March 2019

The 2-year project, funded by the Soil CRC, will create a web portal to access shared public and private soil datasets.... Continue reading...

Online Farm Trials Latest technical developments - 21 March 2019

OFT continues to develop technically, and expand its stakeholder base through increased organisational contributions and trial data.... Continue reading...

University hosts Digital Health CRC Showcase - 21 March 2019

In late February, Federation University hosted the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Ballarat Showcase.... Continue reading...

Soil sampling research with the Glenelg-Hopkins CMA - 21 March 2019

CeRDI is working with Glenelg-Hopkins CMA to support the delivery of natural resources management for environmental agriculture priorities.... Continue reading...

Youth Changing Alcohol Norms project: Video launch - 21 March 2019

Youth Changing Alcohol Norms project recently launched a video showcasing one of the key programs involving young people in Horsham.... Continue reading...

The Yarra Catchment Atlas - 21 March 2019

CeRDI, with Dr Birgita Hansen as project lead, has partnered with the Yarra Riverkeeper Association.... Continue reading...

Major investment in soil projects - 21 March 2019

Three Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) program applications have recently been funded.... Continue reading...

CeRDI Newsletter Summer 2019 - 19 March 2019

The latest news and updates from CeRDI are included in the latest issue of the CeRDI newsletter...... Continue reading...

Emergency Management Victoria: My Community Portal goes live - 18 March 2019

CeRDI is collaborating with Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) to support Community Based Emergency Management (CBEM) through the development of the My Community Portal, which was launched in March 2... Continue reading...

National Landcare Program - Smart Farming Partnership - 23 January 2019

Southern Farming Systems has been awarded funding through the Australian Government's National Landcare Program... Continue reading...

CeRDI news snippets - 23 January 2019

In early November 2018, all CeRDI staff participated in the planning day with the aim of establishing research strategies to assist with guiding the Centre in its research activities.... Continue reading...

HUL Ballarat: Town Hall Audio Tour - 23 January 2019

CeRDI has been working with the City of Ballarat to develop and deploy new content for the Historic Urban Landscapes (HUL) Ballarat website... Continue reading...

Barwon Coast Beach Project Update - 23 January 2019

Transformations of coastal communities and coastal environments has been the focus of a CeRDI-led research study... Continue reading...

Soil CRC: Investment for New Research - 23 January 2019

CeRDI has recently been successful in a major investment round for the Soil Co-operative Research Centre (CRC).... Continue reading...

Avenue of Honour mapping site - 11 January 2019

Avenue of Honour mapping site connects the public with Ballarat servicepeoples' stories.... Continue reading...

Researchers elated by Latham's Snipe recapture - 9 January 2019

Researchers working on the Latham's Snipe migration tracking project make an exciting and significant research advancement.... Continue reading...

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