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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Improving Code to Improve Cancer Treatment

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Come along to the Research IT Club on the 4th of June and find out how our Research Software Engineering team is helping UoM researchers to improve radiation treatment in cancer therapy.  There will also be updates on the latest computational procurement and the latest news from across Research IT.
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Funding Available for Open Source Software

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will soon put out a call for applications for open source software projects that are essential to biomedical research. Applicants can request funding between $50k and $250k for one year.  If you are interested in applying then please get in touch!

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Introducing our New Mobile App Development Service

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There was a bumper turn out at the April Research IT club which focused on our new mobile applications development service.  There were many new faces and a lot of questions about how the service will run, how the collected data will be stored etc.  If you were unable to make the club you can catch up now on the presentations at the links below.
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Want to use mobile apps in your research?

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Come along to the Research IT club on the 4th of April to find out more about our new mobile application development service.  If you want to use mobile apps in your research or are interested in having an app developed as part of a research grant application, then this is the Research IT Club for you!

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Introducing the Institute of Coding

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The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a Government initiative involving universities, industry and professionals which aims to address the UK digital skills shortage. One of the key aims of the project is to improve the quality and relevance of digital skills education delivered by UK universities.

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Biggest ever map of human Alzheimer’s brain published

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A study of the differences between healthy brains and those with Alzheimer’s Disease has produced largest dataset of its type ever. And, thanks to Phil Bradbury, Research Software Engineer (RSE) in Research IT, the dataset is now freely available online for any scientist to use.

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