2020 The year of “Linux on the desktop”

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– and it’s Microsoft that could make it happen – with WSL2 (Windows Subsystem Linux 2).  Find out more in this opinion piece by Research Software Engineer, Ian Cottam.

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Hacking Fluids Around Structures on GPUs in Sheffield

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Ian Hinder, Research Software Engineer (RSE) from Research IT recently attended a GPU Hackathon at the University of Sheffield. In this blog post he explains the outcomes of the event and the benefits of having research software engineers involved in research projects.

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Changes in Research IT Leadership

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Our Research IT function is a key partner for many of the University’s research community and has never been in such high demand.  In fact the demand has increased by around 75% over the last two years!

Angus Hearmon, as our Head of Research IT, has also seen his remit grow. To continue to meet demand appropriately, it has been decided to split the responsibilities of the Head of Research IT in to two roles.

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