We’re Hiring – Research Software Engineer Posts Available!

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Come and work for Research IT!  We are looking for two permanent Research Software Engineers (RSEs) and/or Data Scientists to join our friendly, diverse team.  We work on a huge variety of projects (long and short) across all Faculties and Institutes across the University, collaborating with academics and researchers of all disciplines.

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Letting R Sparkle

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It may be the summer but our team is as busy as ever!  David Mawdsley (Research Software Engineer) is putting together a new workshop on Shiny.  This is an R package that makes it easy to make interactive web apps using R.

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Reconstructing a 16th Century Theatre in 3D

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Research IT will soon be helping Oscar Seip from Italian Studies, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures to recreate a 3D prototype model of a 16th century theatre supposedly built for the King of France, Francis I.  There has been some debate whether this theatre had in fact been a ‘real’ theatre but Oscar has discovered new evidence which suggests that it did actually exist.

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Research IT Club June 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 research infrastructure and software engineering and applications support as well as a fantastic example of our research software engineers in action, click on the links below.
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Research IT Club – find out more about us and our services!

resitsm50The next Research IT club will take place on the 5th of June 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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Manchester Language Documentation Technology Heads to Russia

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Thanks to a collaboration between the Multilingual Manchester research unit and the University’s Research IT group, students and citizens in Saint Petersburg will now have access to a Russian version of LinguaSnapp – The University of Manchester’s mobile app for documenting language landscapes.

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Research IT Club Feb Presentations Available

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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! To see presentations on the latest news from the Research Lifecycle Programme, research infrastructure and software engineering and applications support as well as a fantastic example of our research software engineers in action, click on the links below.

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