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[edit] 2010
25 January
Job Advertisement: Auckland's Centre for eResearch are looking for a Software and Systems Developer, to contribute to technical leadership within their eResearch related programmes. Applications close 10 February 2010. More information is available online.
[edit] 2009
10 December
Announcement: BeSTGRID have deployed AusCERT certificates for its core services, from the newly established Australian Access Federation and AusCERT certificates.
19 November
Announcement: A collaborative vision for HPC and eResearch for New Zealand. BeSTGRID and BlueFern develop a collaborative vision for High Performance Computing and eResearch for New Zealand.
9 - 13 November
eResearch Australasia 2009 - notes from the annual Australasian conference on eResearch, which included a large contingent of New Zealand participations and presentations.
20 October
eResearch@Otago 2009 - presentations now available including several by the BeSTGRID community.
21 - 25 September
EGEE 2009 - notes from the pan European grid computing and eResearch community annual gathering to discuss progress and plan their transition to their new form, the European Grid Initiative (EGI).
22 September
eResearch@Lincoln 2009.
14 September
BeSTGRID Spring Retreat 2009 was held, with 9 participants facilitated in a joint planning session on BeSTGRID's grid middleware.
2 August
KAREN CBF - Transient Radio Events Sensor Network
The science team of Dr Slava Kitaeff (AUT), Dr Tim Molteno (UO) and Dr Melanie Johnston-Hollitt (VUW) with the technology support team of institutions BeSTGRID (Mr Nick Jones), BlueFern (Mr Peter Helms) and VentureSouthland (Mr Robin McNeil) were successful in obtaining a grant from the 2009 KAREN Capability Fund for a project entitled "Searching for the Unknown: Transient Radio Events Sensor Network".
2 July
BeSTGRID Winter Retreat 2009 was held at Auckland to identify lead user groups driving BeSTGRIDs activities, and to feed into strategy and plan development.
25 May
BeSTGRID member Landcare Research led by Robert Gibb, The University of Auckland, and The University of Canterbury to develop Federated Identity Management resources kit for NZ Research Institutions: Today MoRST awarded the contract to Robert Gibb to develop a Federated Identity and Access Management resources kit along with some initial services for the NZ research sector.
12 May
BeSTGRID member The University of Auckland, led by Matthew Cocker to develop Federated Identity Management Strategy for NZ Research Institutions: Today MoRST awarded the contract to Matthew Cocker to facilitate development of a Federated Identity and Access Management Strategy for the NZ research sector.