Research IT Club November Presentations Online

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the latest Research IT Club and especially those who took the opportunity to ask questions! The presentations are now available from the links below.

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Research IT Involved in Major BBC Partnership

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The university has recently announced a 5 year partnership with BBC Research and Development and seven other UK Universities to unlock the potential of data in the media. We are pleased to say that Research IT staff will be using their expertise in several areas of this important project.

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Research IT Club Nov – speakers announced!

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The next Research IT club will take place on the 29th Nov, slightly earlier so as to avoid clashing with Christmas festivities!  It 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 comparison, annotation and mark-up of a collection of scans and the introduction of a new data service for users of NHS data.  To attend the event please register so we know how much coffee to order in!

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Write Software as Part of Your Research?

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Have you heard of Software Carpentry (SWC) and Data Carpentry (DC)? Both organisations have the aim of upskilling researchers so they can upgrade their computational and programming skills and their data analysis skills respectively through a series of workshops and “train the trainer” events.

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Research IT Breathe New Life into Mary Hamilton Papers

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Researchers in English Linguistics from the School of Arts, Languages and Culture were keen to enhance an existing project website, which allows visitors to view scans and transcriptions of historic documents from the John Rylands collection. A series of enquiries eventually lead them to the Research Software Engineers in Research IT.

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Research IT Grant Support Clinic – November

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Are you submitting a bid to the cross Research Council “Technology Touching Life” (TTL) call, a joint initiative to foster interdisciplinary research into innovative and potentially disruptive technological capabilities that will drive world-leading basic discovery research in the life sciences?

Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers including access to high performance computing and research software consultancy which need to be costed for in research grant proposals.  Come along to our clinic on the 21st Nov to find out more!

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