Hair Rendering at the Research IT Data Vis Lab

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Girish Ramesh from the Textiles and Apparel Group in the School of Materials was one of the first users of our prototype Visualization and Data Analysis Laboratory (vDAL).  He used the powerful machines to visualise hair as part of his PhD and also as part of the prestigious Google Summer of Code.

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UoM UK Biobank Community Meeting

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We recently set up a mailing list for UoM UK Biobank users to connect with other UoM UK-Biobank users, ask questions and keep up to date with the community at the University. We would now like to invite UoM UK Biobank users and potential users to what we hope is the first of several events for our local community.

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Cloud Procurement – Easier and Cheaper!

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As part of the Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) we are looking at procurement processes alongside HPC provision.  We know that many researchers at the University are already using Cloud provision and that many more would like to do so.  However at the moment there is no official process in place to procure or access Cloud resources.

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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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