Changes in Research IT Leadership


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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Cyber Essentials Scheme

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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.

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We’re Hiring – Research Software Engineer Posts Available!


Come and work for Research IT!  We are looking for two permanent Research Software Engineers (RSEs) and/or Data Scientists to join our friendly, diverse team.  We work on a huge variety of projects (long and short) across all Faculties and Institutes across the University, collaborating with academics and researchers of all disciplines.

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