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eResearch SA closure

eRSA is being decommissioned

You may have heard by now that eResearch SA will be decommissioned by mid-2019. To facilitate the transition of UofA researchers’ data from eRSA to University-owned infrastructure, our eRSA Transition team members are contacting all researchers using eRSA services as I type this blog post.

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Top technology guides to get set up for success

ITDS offer a number of technology platforms and tools that help students to succeed in their studies

So you have arrived at Uni, enrolled, got your ID card, and sampled some of the O’Week fun… Now, how to get yourself setup technologically? Here are our top technology guides to help you on your way.

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Research Data Planner now live

Research Data Planner allows you to create your data management plans online.

We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new tool which makes it easy for researchers to complete their data management plans online. Research Data Planner includes information already entered in Research Master, automatically saves plans in HPECM, and facilitates collaborative creation with colleagues. Help and support are incorporated within Research Data Planner for your convenience.

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Everything you need to know about your University password

Account security

Keeping your University account secure is of paramount importance to us in Information Technology and Digital Services.

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Number sharing with Apple Watch now available

Number sharing with Apple Watch is now available for staff members with UoA-supplied Apple iPhones

Staff members using a UofA-supplied Optus service with an Apple iPhone are now able to use Optus’ Number Sharing feature to connect their phone service to their Apple Watch (Series 4 Cellular + GPS model). This enables users to use the built-in cellular to take calls, send texts and listen to voicemail via their watch, without having to keep their phone with them at all times. 

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New online data management plan tool COMING SOON

Our researchers work together.

About to start a data management plan? You might want to wait! Research Data Planner is coming mid-February to help researchers create, edit, copy and manage their research data management plans. By using Research Data Planner, you’ll be able to access information about your research data more quickly and efficiently, and share information with the people in your team. Learn more

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