Autumn HPC Calls Now Open

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There are two HPC calls out at the moment – one for access to the EPSRC funded Tier 2 High Performance Computing facilities and one for access to ARCHER, a Cray XC30 machine.  If you are interested in responding to either of these calls, we are happy to help with any applications, please get in touch.

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We’re Hiring – Research Software Engineer Posts Available!

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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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Research Support Staff Wanted!

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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

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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

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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!

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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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