eResearch refers to the application of advanced information and communication technologies to the practice of research. USQ eResearch aims to help researchers enhance research outcomes through the use of super computing capabilities, large cloud data storage, high speed networks to compute, store, collaborate and share research data and results.
Use of eResearch services facilitate cross-discipline collaboration as well as the creation and sharing of knowledge:
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The QCIF eResearch Analyst is here to help researchers and research groups identify the eResearch service or suite of services suitable for their research. The analyst will discuss and analyse your requirements and provide access and support to QCIF-sponsored eResearch infrastructure and solutions, such as USQ's HPC or cloud computing via QRIScloud services in Queensland.
The analyst collaborates with existing systems and structures at USQ to deliver eResearch services. Working from the Office of Research Development, eResearch services are closely aligned with ICT and the Library.
As part of the QCIF state-wide team, the analyst has access to specialist advice from the team at UQ. This includes bio-imaging, visualisation, imaging and repositories, the use of virtual machines, HPC, data management, scientific workflows and other specialist areas.