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Monthly newsletter

The monthly Research IT newsletter is aimed at colleagues from all faculties who are involved in academic and research activities, or supporting IT roles.

March 2017

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • New Research IT grant support clinics
  • Mathematica Summer Workshop 2017
  • EPSRC directly funds Manchester RSEs

  • Newsletter March 2017

February 2017

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

December 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Centre for Musculoskeletal Research launch study catalogue
  • New Research IT training courses
  • Second meeting of the University R Users Group

  • Newsletter December 2016

November 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • New improved Research Data Storage
  • Research IT drop-in sessions
  • Launch of the Research IT club

  • Newsletter November 2016

October 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Dropbox Business
  • First conference of Research Software Engineers
  • Research IT expertise helps human brain simulation

  • Newsletter October 2016

July 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Saying farewell to Kurt Weideling - Head of Research IT
  • New speakers for the University Data Science club
  • Research Data Visulisation Workshop on July 28

June 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Have your say on visualisation tools
  • JASMIN environmental data anlysis conference
  • Fortran modernidation workshop

May 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • The launch of the data-processing shared facility
  • Off-campus access to data-sets from the CSF and DPSF - NATaaS
  • Have your say on visualisation tools

April 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Software Sustainability Institute's (SSI) Open Call for Projects
  • The launch of new Software Centre, which allows quick and easy software installation on University computers
  • Upcoming events including Geo-capabilities Forum, EMiT 2016 Conference, Hartree Centre Summer Schools 2016

March 2016

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Introduction of Research Virtual Machine Service (RVMS) Platform
  • Research IT Core Application Suite – feedback on this proposal
  • Upcoming events - including Virtual Reality Show and Tell from Samsung, Data Science Club Meeting, N8 HPC Network Event

  • Newsletter 33 - March 2016

December 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Make Your Views on Computational Research Heard – views of the computational research community sought by EPSRC to help build a science case
  • Workshops to help researchers raise the profile and the impact of their research
  • Research IT internship opportunities – closing date Sunday 6 Dec

  • Newsletter 32 - December 2015

November 2015

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October 2015

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September 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • The iSPEX-EU Project: Take part in gathering air pollution data using your iPhone
  • Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) Fellowship Programme
  • Distributed European Computing Initiative (DECI)- Call for proposals

August 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Help improving your research software
  • Computing Insight UK 2015 - Call for papers
  • Seminars and events, including Autumn Academy for HPC, A look at the SVD Algorithm and the MATLAB and Simulink Seminar

  • Newsletter 28 - August 2015

July 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Research IT Governance Group
  • Big Data Symposium
  • Latest EPSRC calls for access to ARCHER

June 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Research computing training
  • Facilities
  • Women in HPC event

May 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • New Head of Research IT
  • OCF Big Data Symposium
  • EMiT 2015 Conference

April 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Who needs a supercomputer?
  • Tracking Maggots
  • UK e-Science CA User Survey

March 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Facilities for Research Computing
  • Software Sustainability
  • Dropbox facts

Note: As of edition 23, the newsletters are now distributed at the start of the month.

January 2015

This month's newsletter includes articles on:

  • Research Computing Training
  • Upcoming events
  • Capacity for new Condor Pool users

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