Browse and access ARDC supported Virtual Research Platforms.

Known around the globe as Virtual Laboratories, Virtual Research Environments, Science Gateways or Platforms, they are rich domain-oriented online environments that draw together research data, models, analysis tools and workflows to support collaborative research across institutional and discipline boundaries.

Virtual Research Platforms



for ecology researchers
ecocloud delivers cloud based computing tailored to ecological data and researchers. ecocloud provides a platform that brings together servers, storage, databases, coding languages, training, analytics and more. Access

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Characterisation Virtual Laboratory

for researchers using imaging techniques, structural biologists, microscopists
CVL provides remote access to imaging tools and data. It provides access to a range of tools and specialised workbenches to process atom probe, neuroimaging, structural biology, X-ray and general imaging data.

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for humanities and creative arts scholars
HuNI (Humanities Networked Infrastructure) combines information from 32 of Australia’s most significant cultural datasets, bringing together information about the people, works, events, organisations and places that make up the country's rich cultural landscape. HuNI enables discovery and the creation of new links and collections.


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for humanities researchers
Time Layered Cultural Map (TLCMap) is a set of tools that work together for mapping Australian history and culture. TLCMap provides access to platforms for humanities researchers to use, create and integrate datasets and to create interactive visualisations, specifically for Humanities' epistemological and methodological needs.