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R User Group Needs You!

R logo
R logo
Kamilla Kopec-Harding,

The recently relaunched R User Group (R.U.M) is looking for volunteers to form an organising team to help plan and deliver R User Group activities at the University.

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Got a Short-term Project? We Can Help!

Adrian Harwood,

Did you know that our pool of Research Software Engineers are not just available for long-term, big money projects? Even if you have very little funding or a very small amount of work for us to do, come and speak to us!

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Wolfram Mathematica Training Needs

Gillian Sinclair,

We want to make sure that the training we request from external providers meets the need of the University research community. This time we are asking about Wolfram Research Mathematica training.

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Disseminating Student Projects

Theresa Teng; Qinhan Zheng,

Dr Sarah MacQuarrie from the Institute of Education has developed a new way of disseminating and promoting student projects with a little help from our Research Software Engineers.

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R User Group Returns

Kamilla Kopec-Harding,

The popular R user group at the University of Manchester (R.U.M) has recently been relaunched with a new online home - “The R User Group channel “ on Microsoft Teams. It's led by Kamilla Kopec-Harding from our Research Software Engineering team.

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Enabling Award Winning Papers

Photo of Tom Flint
Photo of Tom Flint
Tom Flint,

Tom Flint from the Department of Materials was recently awarded the Donald Julius Groen prize for his outstanding paper from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Here he explains how the use of CSF was at the heart of his research.

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Upgrades to Research Explorer

Traceyanne Sinclair,

Find out about the latest upgrade to Research Explorer and what it means for researchers at the University.

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Top 10 News Articles of 2022

Gillian Sinclair,

As it’s approaching the end of the year, it seems like a good time to look back on our most popular blog posts of 2022. What generated the most interest from the University research community this year?


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Christmas Holiday Cover

Red and white christmas tree baubles with a map of the earth on them
Red and white christmas tree baubles with a map of the earth on them
Gillian Sinclair,

Our team will be having a well earned break over the Christmas holidays!


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Raising Awareness in the Humanities

Simon Hood; Pen Richardson,

Members of our team recently presented at a Faculty of Humanities workshop designed to raise awareness amongst their researchers of the University’s high performance computing clusters and how we could develop our services to better address their needs.

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Upgrades to Our Computational Shared Facility (CSF3)

Simon Hood; Pen Richardson,

We are pleased to announce further developments of the CSF3.

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Reproducible Environmental Research from Research IT

Image of a snow-capped mountain range and forest
Image of a snow-capped mountain range and forest
Anja Le Blanc,

Several members of our team are providing expert training for earth and environmental science researchers and PGRs in March next year. Apply now for a place!

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