Research IT News
Village Stories Launch
“Missing the Village? We all do. Researchers at University of Manchester are looking to hear about your experiences of the Manchester Village and what you want it to be in the future. You can share them anonymously on the new Manchester Village Stories website and make your views heard about the Village. #MCRVillageStories. ”
Developing an open source environmental data-set and tools
Douglas Lowe and Ann Gledson, Research Software Engineers from Research IT, recently presented an online poster updating on the work they have been doing for an Alan Turing Institute funded project led by David Topping (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences) and Caroline Jay (School of Computer Science).
CORONET COVID-19 Risk in Oncology Evaluation Tool Launched
Cancer patients are at increased risk of severe COVID-19. Decision-making tools for hospital admission, severity prediction and increased monitoring for early intervention are critical. The objective of this project was to identify features of COVID-19 in cancer patients predicting severe disease and build a decision-support online tool - COVID-19 Risk in Oncology Evaluation Tool (CORONET).
Mobile, Desktop and Watches - can you have it all with MDS?
Launch of Bede - a new high performance computing platform
Top Ten Blog Posts of 2020
As it’s approaching the end of the term, it seems like a good time to look back on our most popular blog posts of 2020. Unsurprisingly several of the top ten posts are related to working from home and the challenges that it brought!
Microsoft Research Technology Professionals Community Launch
The Pain of a Data Collection Mobile App
For those with long term, constant and often debilitating pain, taking part in a study requiring multiple questionnaires on levels of pain to be completed would be difficult, if not impossible. Research Software Engineers have developed an app for mobile devices to make this a much easier prospect.