Author Archives: dr. Hamish Campbell

About dr. Hamish Campbell

I am an Animal Ecologist, particularly interested in sticking electronic devices on animals and seeing where they go. I had the vision for OzTrack after realising how much hard-won data was being lost to the research community. A focus of my research is to bridge the information gap between those tracking the animals in the field and those that may utlise the data for resource management, ecosystem science and policy

Who are the NeCTAR research community?

You will have seen the logos and read the blurbs, but have you ever met a researcher from another NeCTAR eResearch project? On my last count there were 16 eResearch tools being constructed at various institutes around Australia. Although the substance of the … Continue reading

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What will be the future of OzTrack?

I wonder what will happen to our product when the money runs out? Who will host OzTrack? Who will answer all those user questions? Who will sort through the vast animal location data files uploaded by our users? I am sure … Continue reading

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Australian Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis and OzTrack

Left to right back: Yusuke Fukuda, Hawthorn Beyer, Todd Dennis, Norbert Menke, Hamish Campbell, Ross Dwyer, Craig Richardson, Matt Watts, James Forester, Mark Hindell Front: Graham Taylor The Australian Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (ACEAS) have funded two working … Continue reading

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Is OzTrack fulfilling the vision?

The development of OzTrack is well under way. At this stage of the project it is valuable to sit-back and consider the overall purpose of the project. Is it achieving the objectives Matt Watts and I (Dr Hamish Campbell) envisaged … Continue reading

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OzTrack Steering Committee

OzTrack is coordinated and advised by a Steering Committee of UQ School of Biological Sciences (SOBS) , School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (SITEE), and members from external institutes from around Australia. The OzTrack Steering Committee members are: Prof Craig Franklin, Chair, SOBS, … Continue reading

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The OzTrack technical committee

OzTrack is a collaboration between the University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences (SOBS) and the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (SITEE). The technical committee member are: Professor Jane hunter – (SITEE) Professor Craig Franklin (SOBS) Dr Hamish Campbell … Continue reading

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