HoloLens arrives at Research IT

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vDAL is a bookable space in Research IT where researchers can access VR, MR, mobile devices and high-end graphics workstations for testing, prototype development and collaboration with Research Software Engineers.  We are now pleased to announce the addition of the Microsoft HoloLens to our vDAL.

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Drag’n’drop Files with macOS or Linux

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Welcome to the first instalment in a series of “Hints and Tips” from our expert research software engineer and research infrastructure engineers with the aim of making your research that little bit easier to do!  In this article Ian Cottam looks at how to transfer your files between the various Research IT computational resources if you use Apple macOS or Linux.

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UoM UK Biobank Community Presentations Now Available!


The last UoM UK Biobank Community meeting of the academic year took place at the end of June. It featured updates from the UK Biobank conference as well as presentations on how to get started with UK Biobank (a great intro for new users and a good refresher for existing users!),  best practice for bulk downloads and Translation Manchester.

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