Research Grant Clinic – June

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Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers such as high performance computing and 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?

Come along to the next Research IT Grant Support Clinic on the 22nd of June where researchers and research support staff can discover more about the skills and services that we offer and, importantly, how to include them in grant proposals.

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The Environmental Impact of your Shopping

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Have you ever wondered if your shopping habits could be influenced?  Do you buy the same groceries every week?  Would extra information allow you to make informed choices when you do your online shop?  Research IT helped a group of researchers who were trying to see if they could make consumers change their mind.

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Research IT Hitting the Headlines with Linguasnapp

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A mobile phone app developed by Research IT has been hitting the headlines recently.  Featured on ITV news and Granada Reports as well as in The Daily Mirror, the Manchester Evening News and local newspapers across the region, Linguasnapp is enabling researchers to identify the range of languages used in Manchester.

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Research IT Club Presentations Out Now!

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The presentations from the first meeting of the Research IT club are now available online.  They include an introduction to Research IT and research infrastructure, a presentation on how Research IT have helped to speed up proteomics research and an overview of the new Dropbox for Business service.

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Computing Insight UK 2016

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Save the date: 14-15 December 2016
Location: Manchester Central Convention Complex, Manchester, UK

STFC are lining up an exciting programme of speakers for you at CIUK 2016, ready to highlight the way high performance computing, data-centric and cognitive technologies are accelerating research, boosting business and changing the world around us.

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4th Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE4)

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The Call for Submissions for WSSSPE4 is now open.  The event will be held at the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester 12th – 14th September 2016.

Progress in scientific research is dependent on the quality and accessibility of research software at all levels. It is now critical to address many new challenges related to the development, deployment, maintenance, and sustainability of open-use research software: the software upon which specific research results rely.  Open-use software means that the software is widely accessible (whether open source, shareware, or commercial). Research software means that the choice of software is essential to specific research results; using different software could produce different results.

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