2019-05-22T22:17:37Z (GMT) by
NeSI is a key feature of the New Zealand investment in science infrastructure. It was first established in mid-2011 and is now in its 8th year of operations. Currently NeSI is formulating its long-term strategic plan having completed a successful external evaluation in mid-2016. Over the last year NeSI has carried out a range of activities to inform its strategic plans, including a research consultation, an international benchmark study, a survey of its migration to its new infrastructure, and a review of its training activities. Looking ahead at the key challenges faced by the research sector, this session outlines what NeSI has learnt at a high-level, and map out the journey ahead.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Nick Jones is NeSI’s founding Director, having established and led NeSI alongside a team of colleagues and peers since inception in mid-2011. Nick is responsible for NeSI’s strategic directions and performance overall, bringing together a talented and diverse array of people, and their institutions and interests. Nick has over 20 years’ experience in innovating in advanced information/computing technology in sectors including education, science and research. Nick established the eResearch NZ conference series in 2010 to support the sector coming together in the spirit of community to share experiences and explore directions in an area so critical to our future prosperity as a nation.