Data win for humanities

The feds are funding a data network, “that will transform how Australian social and cultural data is accessed, curated and analysed” 

There is $8.9m for eResearch platforms to support HASS and Indigenous research.

This appears to be the outcome of a feasibility study announced August last year and is a win for the HASS and Indigenous research communities.  Both the humanities and social science learned academies have felt ignored in research infrastructure funding. “For a nation to be smart, we need to be smart about how we support our cultural institutions and our HASS researchers to be world leaders, Australian Academy of the Humanities president Joy Damousi said last year,  (CMM August 15  2019).