Start of Year Drop-in Sessions


We’re already looking forward to 2018 here in Research IT with the announcement of our first 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 services including software help, data visualization, research data management, access to HPC resources and much much more.

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Research IT Club Nov – speakers announced!


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?


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 Grant Support Clinic – November


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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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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