Learn Basic Research Computing Skills

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Research IT staff will be teaching and assisting on a Software Carpentry Workshop in May which aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. The workshop is free to post-graduate students and employees of the University of Manchester.

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Spring and Summer Drop-in Sessions

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We’ve just announced the next set of dates for our drop-in sessions.  These sessions are specially designed to help quickly answer any queries, questions or issues you may be having with research IT services including software help, data visualization, research data management, access to HPC resources and much much more.

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Research IT Club – find out more about us and our services!

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The next Research IT club will take place on the 25th of April and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT is helping to create new parallel computer architecture inspired by the human brain.  There will also be a presentation from IT Services on the planned changes to staff and cluster desktops across the university.

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Research Workstations – your views required!

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IT Services currently supply a basic Lenovo research workstation for those performing more complex computational tasks and who require some extra power. Full details of these workstations can be found in the ITS Extended Catalogue.  ITS are now seeking the views of researchers on these workstations and if they meet their needs.

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Specialised CDT Training Events

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Earlier this month, Research IT provided training for the University’s Regenerative Medicine Centre for Doctoral Training.  The training was arranged by the Software Sustainability Institute, and was a two day Software Carpentry workshop. The instructors were Mike Jackson from EPCC at the University of Edinburgh and David Mawdsley from Research IT.

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