"Informatics” broadly describes the study and practice of creating, storing, finding, manipulating and sharing information and data. Informatics skills harness information technology (IT) across many fields to make data and information usable.
SCIP is the first informatics platform at the University of Melbourne to support research in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Visual & Performing Arts.
SCIP includes academic, technologists, and collection specialists researching social and cultural understandings through digital technologies.
The SCIP Informatics team supports a range of digital research development and engagement activities.