Multi-skilled Research Software Engineers

help 2If you, as a researcher, are thinking of requesting help from our team of Research Software Engineers (RSEs), you may want to know what skills they have. By ‘skills’ we mean everything from programming languages through specification, methods and testing (to name just some). Ian Cottam describes how we’ve made it easy to find out.

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Research IT Club October Presentations

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the first Research IT club of the academic year.  If you were unable to attend, all the presentations are now available at the links below. We had some  great presentations on how our RSEs built a searchable database for Alzheimer’s Research and the first case study of our Cloud bursting in action.

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Research IT Services & Grant Applications

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Did you know that the correct costs for Research IT services have to be included in your research grant application before you submit? These services and costs are highly dependent on the nature of your research so it’s important that you get them right.  Come along to our Research IT Costing Clinic on the 22nd of October to find out more.

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Research IT Club Returns

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Our Research IT club returns next month! Come along to see our services in action through researcher presentations and to hear the latest research IT news. October sees Richard Unwin from School of Medical Sciences describe how we worked with him to build a searchable database for protein expression in Alzheimer’s Disease that has now been released online.

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Hacking Fluids Around Structures on GPUs in Sheffield

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Ian Hinder, Research Software Engineer (RSE) from Research IT recently attended a GPU Hackathon at the University of Sheffield. In this blog post he explains the outcomes of the event and the benefits of having research software engineers involved in research projects.

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