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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Letting R Sparkle

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It may be the summer but our team is as busy as ever!  David Mawdsley (Research Software Engineer) is putting together a new workshop on Shiny.  This is an R package that makes it easy to make interactive web apps using R.

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Summer Drop-in Sessions!

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It may be the summer holidays but we are still here to help!  We have a couple of drop-in sessions taking place so you can turn up with no appointment to ask any questions or about research IT services including how to include Research IT services in your grant bid proposals and how to cost for research outputs such as websites, code sharing, database distribution etc.

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Reconstructing a 16th Century Theatre in 3D

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Research IT will soon be helping Oscar Seip from Italian Studies, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures to recreate a 3D prototype model of a 16th century theatre supposedly built for the King of France, Francis I.  There has been some debate whether this theatre had in fact been a ‘real’ theatre but Oscar has discovered new evidence which suggests that it did actually exist.

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Research IT Club June Presentations Available

resitsm50Thank you to everyone who came along to the latest Research IT Club and especially those who took the opportunity to ask questions! To see presentations on the latest news from research infrastructure and software engineering and applications support as well as a fantastic example of our research software engineers in action, click on the links below.
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The Future of the Research Lifecycle Programme

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The Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) scoping phase is drawing to a conclusion. Over the past six months there has been an intense period of consultation with the research and support community staff through workshops, one to one interviews, deep dives, and a Thought Exchange survey. The Thought Exchange provided us with a comprehensive insight of the ideas of the community from PhD students to professors and support staff of how they envisage future e-infrastructure data management and support.

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