Research IT Governance

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Have you wondered how to feed your views into Research IT?  Have you wondered what the research input to Research IT is?  How do we plan and take researcher’s views and concerns into account?  To find out more about Research IT governance and who your School representatives are, click on each Governance Board name.

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Cyber Essentials Certified!


Did you know that The University of Manchester is now Cyber Essentials compliant?  Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help ensure organisations are protected against common online threats.

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Research Support Staff Wanted!


Do you support research through your role in finance, as a technician manager, RBESS or in a support role such as Senior Experimental Officer?  If so we want to hear from you!  This Research Life Cycle workshop will look at the current state of administrative research support in the area of managing funding: post-award management and closing of award.

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Wanted: Volunteer Instructors for CodeFirst


Each semester CodeFirst runs free community courses aimed to provide women with technical and digital skills.  The courses are taught by volunteer instructors all across the country and this October they are coming to the University of Manchester.

They are looking for a diverse range of enthusiastic volunteer instructors for the upcoming autumn sessions. Instructors come from a variety of cultural and coding backgrounds, and include computer science/technical postgraduates, company based professionals, freelance developers, and university staff. All instructors work on a voluntary basis.

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Introducing the Research Lifecycle


A guest blog post from Angus Hearmon, Head of Research IT, who introduces the Research Lifecycle project and explains what it means for researchers across the university.

The Research Lifecycle project is a program of work to deliver and embed systems and processes that enable and support researchers through the entire lifecycle of their research project from the conceptual phase through to the publication and archiving. This work will support the M2020 goal 1 of “World Class Research”.

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Research IT Club Presentations Out Now!


The presentations from the first meeting of the Research IT club are now available online.  They include an introduction to Research IT and research infrastructure, a presentation on how Research IT have helped to speed up proteomics research and an overview of the new Dropbox for Business service.

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