Update to UK Biobank Data Sets

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The UK BioBank has now released an update to the full-release 500,000 participant data released last year.  Specifically, updated imputed data (study id EGAD00010001474) is now available for use on the CSF, iCSF, DPSF and desktops. Continue reading

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Research IT Involved in Major BBC Partnership

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The university has recently announced a 5 year partnership with BBC Research and Development and seven other UK Universities to unlock the potential of data in the media. We are pleased to say that Research IT staff will be using their expertise in several areas of this important project.

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Write Software as Part of Your Research?

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Have you heard of Software Carpentry (SWC) and Data Carpentry (DC)? Both organisations have the aim of upskilling researchers so they can upgrade their computational and programming skills and their data analysis skills respectively through a series of workshops and “train the trainer” events.

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Registration open – Advances in Data Science

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Registration is now open for this year’s Advances in Data Science 2017 conference. The event is a two-day meeting to present recent developments in data science, with a focus on advanced analytics (machine learning, Bayesian statistics, scalable algorithms), privacy, visualisation, software and diverse applications. Speakers include leading data scientists from industry and academia.

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Advances in Data Science Conference

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The University of Manchester Data Science Institute has announced a call for abstracts for their ‘Advances in Data Science’ Conference to be held on the 15th – 16th May.

The conference is a two-day meeting to present recent developments in data science, with a focus on advanced analytics (machine learning, Bayesian statistics, scalable algorithms), privacy, visualisation, software and diverse applications. Speakers include leading data scientists from industry and academia.

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