Research IT Club November Presentations Online

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the latest Research IT Club and especially those who took the opportunity to ask questions! The presentations are now available from the links below.

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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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Research IT Breathe New Life into Mary Hamilton Papers

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Researchers in English Linguistics from the School of Arts, Languages and Culture were keen to enhance an existing project website, which allows visitors to view scans and transcriptions of historic documents from the John Rylands collection. A series of enquiries eventually lead them to the Research Software Engineers in Research IT.

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Research IT Grant Support Clinic – November

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Are you submitting a bid to the cross Research Council “Technology Touching Life” (TTL) call, a joint initiative to foster interdisciplinary research into innovative and potentially disruptive technological capabilities that will drive world-leading basic discovery research in the life sciences?

Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers including access to high performance computing and research software consultancy which need to be costed for in research grant proposals.  Come along to our clinic on the 21st Nov to find out more!

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Grant Support Clinic October

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Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers including access to high performance computing and research software consultancy but how do you know if these services are relevant to you and your research?  If they are how do you describe them and cost them correctly in your grant proposal?

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Research Lifecycle – Call for Participation

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The Research Lifecycle project is a programme of work to deliver and embed systems and processes that enable and support researchers through the entire lifecycle of their research project from the conceptual phase through to the publication and archiving. This work will support the M2020 goal 1 of “World Class Research”.  The project team are now looking for researchers who would like to contribute to the project through a short interview.

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How fast can a T. rex run?

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Dr William Sellers from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences has been hitting the headlines with his discovery that Tyrannosaurus rex was unable move faster than a gentle jog, let alone run.  The research looks extensively into the gait and biomechanics of the world’s most famous dinosaur and, using the external HPC resources accessed through and supported by Research IT, has created a new simulation model to test its findings.

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