R Users Group Meetings

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Did you know that there is a R users group at the University of Manchester?  “R at University of Manchester” (R.U.M.), is an R User group open to all staff and students using R at The University of Manchester with regular meetings on the first Monday of each month.

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Computing Insight UK – Student Poster Competition

1160562_digital_dreamsComputing Insight UK is the leading UK event for high performance computing (HPC), data analytics and cognitive technologies, run by the Science and Technology Facilities Council.  Applications for the student poster competition are now open with free registration for all selected posters and a winning poster prize of £500.

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Research IT Club October – talks announced

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The next Research IT Club will be held on the 25th October and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at “the role of software engineers in reproducible research” and the introduction of new security controls across the university as part of the Cyber Security Program.

To attend the event please register so we know how much coffee to order in!

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New Research IT Drop-in Sessions Announced!

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These sessions are specially designed to help quickly answer any queries, questions or issues you may be having with research IT services including software help, data visualization, research data management, access to HPC resources and much much more.  We can also help advise on how to include Research IT services in your grant bid proposals and how to cost for research outputs such as websites, code sharing, database distribution etc.

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Grant Support Clinic October

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Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers including access to high performance computing and research software consultancy but how do you know if these services are relevant to you and your research?  If they are how do you describe them and cost them correctly in your grant proposal?

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Introducing Research IT

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Research IT is here year round for researchers but the start of year is still busy for us.  Research IT will be out and about during September giving presentations to new research students who have joined the university.  The presentations cover the main services that we offer researchers and highlight our training and networking opportunities.

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New Drop in Sessions Announced

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Planning for the start of the new academic year is well under way in Research IT – we have just confirmed our next set of dates for our drop in sessions.  These sessions are specially designed to help quickly answer any queries, questions or issues you may be having with research IT including software, data visualization, research data management, sysadmin and much much more.  We can also help advise on how to include Research IT services in your grant bid proposals and how to cost for research outputs such as websites, code sharing, database distribution etc.

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