It’s the start of a new year and if you are looking for something new to read in 2020, Research Software Engineer Ian Cottam has a suggestion for you.
As it’s approaching the end of the year, it seems like a good time to look back on our most popular blog posts of 2019. What generated the most interest from our blog and newsletter subscribers this year?
– 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.
This month’s Top Tip article comes from Ian Cottam and Ian Hinder, two Research Software Engineers from Research IT. They advise caution regarding the September 2019 major update to Apple’s macOS – macOS “Catalina” (10.15 as a version number).
Research IT’s Visualization and Data Analysis Laboratory (vDAL), has moved to B42, Sackville Street Building. Don’t worry though, it’s just around the corner from its previous location!
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.
IT Services has renewed the University’s Cyber Essentials compliance. The current certification lasts until February 2020, and will be assessed/renewed on an annual basis.
Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed, industry-supported scheme to help ensure organisations are protected against common online threats.
We are recruiting for a fixed-term position of Research Infrastructure Engineer within our Research Infrastructure Team.