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Drag'n'drop Files with macOS or Linux
Welcome to the first instalment in a series of “Hints and Tips” from our expert research software engineer and research infrastructure engineers with the aim of making your research that little bit easier to do! In this article Ian Cottam looks at how to transfer your files between the various Research IT computational resources if you use Apple macOS or Linux.
Research IT and the 1 Million Core Machine
One of our Senior Research Software Engineers (RSE), Andrew Rowley, recently helped to develop software for and launch SpiNNaker, a machine with million cores.
UoM R Users Group Meeting
Join fellow R users at the next meeting of the University of Manchester R user group on Wednesday 28th November from 12:00 -13:00 at University Place room no 3.205. Come along, bring your lunch, and meet R users from across the university.
Shape the Future of Research IT Infrastructure
We are pleased to say that the HPC business case to the Research Lifecycle Programme was successful! This means that we now have substantial funds to invest in research IT infrastructure such as computational resource, VMs, storage, etc and we need your help!
Research IT Club November Presentations Online
Thank you to everyone who came along to the latest Research IT Club and especially those who took the opportunity to ask questions! The presentations are now available from the links below.
New Windows Computational Resource Now Available
Research IT run a number of computational research platforms for The University, including the Computational Shared Facility (CSF) and the Condor Pool; we also help support the regional N8 HPC platform. Until now, all computational resources have been Linux-based.
Have your say on visualisation tools
We are looking for volunteers to help evaluate a number of general data analytics and visualisation tools to bridge the gap to more specialised software such as MatLab and Python.
Help to find the right resources for your research
Research IT have recently launched a new initiative to assist researchers at the University of Manchester – the eResearch platforms partner network.
Emerging Technology ‘EMiT’ 2016 – Register now
Registration is open for the upcoming third edition of the Emerging Technology ‘EMiT’ conference to be held on the 2nd and 3rd of June 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. Building on the successes of the previous two years, EMiT 2016 aims to continue to provide a platform to discuss cutting edge advancements in emerging computing technologies and techniques.
Cloud computing for research - free one day course on 16th May 2016 at Microsoft Research Cambridge
Microsoft Research is offering free, hands-on, cloud computing training courses for university faculty, researchers, and PhD students in the UK and across Europe. Whether it is big data, big compute (HPC), or analysing data streaming from devices for an Internet of Things (IoT) project, see how easy it is using Microsoft Azure to speed up your research.