Research IT Club – find out more about us and our services!

resitsm50The next Research IT club will take place on the 5th of June and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT is helping to create new parallel computer architecture inspired by the human brain.  There will also be a presentation from IT Services on the planned changes to staff and cluster desktops across the university.

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Manchester Language Documentation Technology Heads to Russia

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Thanks to a collaboration between the Multilingual Manchester research unit and the University’s Research IT group, students and citizens in Saint Petersburg will now have access to a Russian version of LinguaSnapp – The University of Manchester’s mobile app for documenting language landscapes.

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R at University of Manchester (RUM) Group

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Bring your lunch on Thursday 17th May, 12:00 -13:00 Zochonis B22 and meet fellow R users on campus, while listening to this month’s presenters, David Buil-Gil (PhD student and Teaching Assistant in Criminology at University of Manchester) and Angelo Moretti (Research Associate in small area estimation in the Department of Geography at University of Sheffield) talk about Small Area Estimation in R.

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Developing New Ways of Comparing Ancient Documents

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Nicolas Gruel, a research software engineer from Research IT has been working with Prof Peter Pormann (School of Arts, Languages and Cultures) to easily compare interpretations and translations of a collection of around 60 early Ancient Greek medical works associated with the physician Hippocrates.

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Research IT Club Feb – speakers announced

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The next Research IT club will take place on the 21st Feb and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT helped to improve the treatment of cancer patients in early clinical trials and the introduction of a new service to make research data sharing easier.

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