Introducing our New Mobile App Development Service

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There was a bumper turn out at the April Research IT club which focused on our new mobile applications development service.  There were many new faces and a lot of questions about how the service will run, how the collected data will be stored etc.  If you were unable to make the club you can catch up now on the presentations at the links below.
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Citizen Sensors in Brazil

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Imagine if you could gather data from thousands of mobile data points reacting to the environment around them?  That’s what our Research Software Engineers have been helping to do and in more than one language thanks to an international collaboration!

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Creating an Interactive Data Visualisation Tool for Click Data

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As part of the Data Science Research Partnership between BBC R&D and the University of Manchester, one of our research software engineers (RSE), Josh Woodcock, spent 3 months working with BBC R&D to develop a way to visualise click data from an internal trial of the Cook-Along Kitchen Experience (CAKE).  Involved in the project were Jonathan Carlton (PhD student with BBC R&D and University of Manchester), Andy Brown (BBC R&D), John Keane and Caroline Jay (University of Manchester).

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Free Registration to Computing Insight UK

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The popular conference, Computing Insight UK (CIUK), returns with the main theme of “Research Computing Delivers” and also be four sub-themes of “Career paths – service provision roles”, “Working with industry”, Applications science” and “Data science”.  Students who are interested in attending can submit a poster abstract which, if accepted, will grant them free registration to the event.

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