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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macOS Catalina Upgrade

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This month’s Top Tip article comes from Ian Cottam and Ian Hinder, two Research Software Engineers from Research IT.  They advise caution regarding the September 2019 major update to Apple’s macOS – macOS “Catalina” (10.15 as a version number).

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Research IT Drop-in Sessions are Back!

help16smAt Research IT we know how busy researchers are, and how talking face to face can be the easiest way to communicate a problem or complex research idea. That’s why every other Wednesday in term-time we host drop-in sessions across across campus so you can talk to our experts in person about anything research computing related.

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Free Student Registration to Computing Insight UK

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The popular conference, Computing Insight UK (CIUK), returns to Manchester again in December with the main theme of “Computing the Future”.  Students who are interested in attending can submit a poster abstract which, if accepted, will grant them free registration to the event including the CIUK exhibition and full programme of presentations and breakout sessions.

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HoloLens arrives at Research IT

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vDAL is a bookable space in Research IT where researchers can access VR, MR, mobile devices and high-end graphics workstations for testing, prototype development and collaboration with Research Software Engineers.  We are now pleased to announce the addition of the Microsoft HoloLens to our vDAL.

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