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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macOS Catalina Upgrade

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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).

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Mobile Development Service Celebrates First App

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The Research IT Mobile Development Service (MDS) enjoyed a popular launch back in April 2019 with 6 requests for services received in the first month alone. One project was commissioned immediately, and we are proud to announce it as the first app from the new MDS to roll off the production line. Ahead of schedule, it officially moves into production for release through the Google Play store and the Apple App Store by the end of the month. Continue reading

Research IT Club June Presentations

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the last Research IT club of the current academic year.  If you were unable to attend, all the presentations are now available at the links below. There are updates from Research IT as well as the presentations on improving code to improve probabilistic treatment planning for cancer and free of charge performance optimisation and productivity services for your academic and industrial code.

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Improving Code to Improve Cancer Treatment

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Come along to the Research IT Club on the 4th of June and find out how our Research Software Engineering team is helping UoM researchers to improve radiation treatment in cancer therapy.  There will also be updates on the latest computational procurement and the latest news from across Research IT.
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