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Think Tanks to create paths to responsible and inclusive AI in business

Some of the brightest minds from across Australia’s AI ecosystem are set to come together to tackle the barriers to unlocking Australia’s AI opportunity. Experts across human rights, technology development, commercialisation and representatives from businesses of all sizes and sectors, Government, and Universities are part of the National AI Centre’s (NAIC) Think Tank initiative, which…

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A Data-Enabled Research Future for Australia

To uplift national data capabilities for researchers, the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) partnered with the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) and the five Learned Academies to enable more data-driven research and decision making across all fields of research. Together, six reports were released that provide insights into the ripe opportunities for progressing and…

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The ARDC Wins Bid to Host International Data Week 2025 in Australia

International Data Week (IDW) 2025 will be held in Brisbane, Australia, following a successful bid spearheaded by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and supported by leading institutional and industry partners in the Asia Pacific region. Full story: https://ardc.edu.au/news/ardc-to-host-international-data-week-2025/

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The QUT Centre for Data Science partners with the Australian Data Science Network to help celebrate Women in Data Science

As part of the worldwide Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiative, the Centre hosted an event at QUT on 15 June. The Women in Data Science (WiDS) initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field. QUT Senior Lecturer Dr Kate Helmstedt served as the…

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Local researchers develop calculator to assess your chance of getting Covid

A research team headed by a University of Queensland virologist has developed an online tool to advise people of their risk of contracting Covid-19. Local researchers develop calculator to assess your chance of getting Covid

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