New course – Introduction to Mathematica!

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We have just announced a new course – Introduction to Mathematica, which is available now for booking to all research staff and PGRs.  Remember that all our courses are free to University of Manchester staff and PGRs!

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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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Research IT Club – find out more about us and our services!

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The next Research IT club will take place on the 25th of April 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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Specialised CDT Training Events

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Earlier this month, Research IT provided training for the University’s Regenerative Medicine Centre for Doctoral Training.  The training was arranged by the Software Sustainability Institute, and was a two day Software Carpentry workshop. The instructors were Mike Jackson from EPCC at the University of Edinburgh and David Mawdsley from Research IT.

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Write Software as Part of Your Research?

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Have you heard of Software Carpentry (SWC) and Data Carpentry (DC)? Both organisations have the aim of upskilling researchers so they can upgrade their computational and programming skills and their data analysis skills respectively through a series of workshops and “train the trainer” events.

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New MATLAB Course Announced

The Research IT training team have just announced a new MATLAB course aimed at those who have basic experience of using MATLAB and want to learn to write MATLAB programs and functions to perform calculations. The course covers the basics of control flow, introduces how to get optimal performance from MATLAB, and also covers MATLAB’s programming tools.

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