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Modelling the Human Brain
The Human Brain Project (HBP) was an EU Flagship project that started in 2013 with the aim of establishing a research computing infrastructure to enable advancements in the fields of neuroscience, computing, and medicine. This involved work across several computing systems in Europe, including the SpiNNaker hardware at the University of Manchester, which had been under development for a number of years before that.
Training in Reproducible Environmental Research
GPU Enabled, Multi-process Simulations on the CSF
Our Application Support team have a wide variety of skills and experience available to researchers. Recently Oliver Woolland helped a researcher from the School of Chemistry to make the most of our GPU offering by running advanced, accelerated applications.
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Welcome to the GitHub Campus Program
Schools, departments, institutes, and labs are all now eligible to join our University GitHub Enterprise account. You can keep your existing repositories, organisation, and GitHub account but you can now access enterprise-tier resources for free! Adrian Harwood, Head of Research Software Engineering, explains how.
The Next Generation of RSEs
MATLAB Licence Update 2023
What Can the Apps Team Do For You?
Over the last 12 months, the Research Application Support team has worked on over 350 support tickets from researchers across the University. Many are very much business as usual but some of them can be quite tricky or fun to work on.
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Mathcad Prime License 2023
Speed up Research Approval with the Research Risk Profiler
Originally launched in February 2022 as part of the Research Lifecycle’s Project A, the Research Risk Profiler (RRP) is a simple tool that helps researchers to quickly and easily identify factors which may delay or slow their work. Kalu Uka from the Research Lifecycle Programme explains more.