Research IT Club October Presentations

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the first Research IT club of the academic year.  If you were unable to attend, all the presentations are now available at the links below. We had some  great presentations on how our RSEs built a searchable database for Alzheimer’s Research and the first case study of our Cloud bursting in action.

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WhatsApp Scraping

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When researchers Drs Gary Motteram, Susan Dawson and Amanda Banks Gatenby from the School of Environment, Education and Development wanted to run analysis on WhatsApp messages, they came to Research IT for help.

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Research IT Services & Grant Applications

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Did you know that the correct costs for Research IT services have to be included in your research grant application before you submit? These services and costs are highly dependent on the nature of your research so it’s important that you get them right.  Come along to our Research IT Costing Clinic on the 22nd of October to find out more.

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HoloLens arrives at Research IT

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vDAL is a bookable space in Research IT where researchers can access VR, MR, mobile devices and high-end graphics workstations for testing, prototype development and collaboration with Research Software Engineers.  We are now pleased to announce the addition of the Microsoft HoloLens to our vDAL.

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Mobile Development Service Celebrates First App

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The Research IT Mobile Development Service (MDS) enjoyed a popular launch back in April 2019 with 6 requests for services received in the first month alone. One project was commissioned immediately, and we are proud to announce it as the first app from the new MDS to roll off the production line. Ahead of schedule, it officially moves into production for release through the Google Play store and the Apple App Store by the end of the month. Continue reading

Research IT Club June Presentations

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the last Research IT club of the current academic year.  If you were unable to attend, all the presentations are now available at the links below. There are updates from Research IT as well as the presentations on improving code to improve probabilistic treatment planning for cancer and free of charge performance optimisation and productivity services for your academic and industrial code.

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