Christmas Research IT Club

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Come along to the Research IT club in December to find out more about all the large research IT infrastructure procurements that are coming soon as well as the use of HTC Vive Pro in VR teaching. There will also be a presentation from Malcolm Whitehouse, CIO of IT Services about his vision for a digital university.

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Research IT Infrastructure Investment

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There is a lot of activity in Research IT regarding investment in research IT infrastructure and the Research Lifecycle Programme.  It can all get a bit confusing!  We have put together a summary of the current position regarding investment and workshop outcomes which we hope you will find useful.

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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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October Research IT Club Presentations Available!

resitsm50Thank you to everyone who came along to the latest Research IT Club and especially those who took the opportunity to ask questions! To see presentations on the latest news from the research lifecycle programme (RLP), research IT infrastructure and software engineering and applications support as well as an interesting use for your Android phone, click on the links below.

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Shape the Future of Research IT Infrastructure

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We are pleased to say that the HPC business case to the Research Lifecycle Programme was successful!  This means that we now have substantial funds to invest in research IT infrastructure such as computational resource, VMs, storage, etc and we need your help!

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The Future of the Research Lifecycle Programme

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The Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) scoping phase is drawing to a conclusion. Over the past six months there has been an intense period of consultation with the research and support community staff through workshops, one to one interviews, deep dives, and a Thought Exchange survey. The Thought Exchange provided us with a comprehensive insight of the ideas of the community from PhD students to professors and support staff of how they envisage future e-infrastructure data management and support.

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