New Drop in Sessions Announced


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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Mathematica Summer Workshop Roundup


Research IT recently hosted, in cooperation with Wolfram, the first Mathematica Summer Workshop. In our case “summer” only referred to the time of year and certainly not the temperature!

Mathematica is a multi-purpose scientific environment used by many researchers here at the University of Manchester. It is very good for rapid development and exploration of data, providing a convenient notebook like interface. Alternatively you can create presentations with embedded Mathematica equations as most of our presenters did. However, you certainly need to know a few tricks before getting started and that was what we aimed to provide through this workshop.

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Research Grant Clinic – June


Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers such as high performance computing and 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?

Come along to the next Research IT Grant Support Clinic on the 22nd of June where researchers and research support staff can discover more about the skills and services that we offer and, importantly, how to include them in grant proposals.

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