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New speakers announced for UoM Data Science Club
The next meeting of the UoM Data Science Club will take place on the 14th of July with registration closing on the 12th.
Register now to hear about the new University of Manchester Data Science Institute from Prof Magnus Rattray and developments in Data Science at Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMIST) from Prof Rachel Gibson. There is also a keynote presentation from Peter Smyth from the UK Data Service explaining how you can get involved with the UK Data Service’ Hadoop system. This will be followed by a presentation from a local Hadoop user, Mihaly Berekmeri, who will relate his experience of using Hadoop and IBM BigSQL.
UoM Data Science Club – registration now open!
The next meeting of the UoM Data Science Club will take place on the 14th of July and will feature a keynote presentation from Peter Smyth from the UK Data Service on their Hadoop system entitled “The challenges of building and populating a secure but accessible big data environment for researchers in the Social Sciences and related disciplines.”. This meeting will focus on the use of Hadoop across the university and will feature presentations from UoM researchers.
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.