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Agile Methods for RSEs

Ann Gledson, Adrian Harwood,

The first half of 2024 will see our Research Software Engineers (RSEs) collectively upskill their approach to project and service management through a combination of internal and external training. Read on to find out more.

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Modelling the Human Brain

A close-up of a microchip
A close-up of a microchip
Andrew Rowley,

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.

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Manchester Research Software Community - Inaugural Meeting

Nov. 21, 2023 11:00 — 13:00

G107, Alan Turing Building

Registration is NOW CLOSED


Bringing members of the research community for the inaugural meeting of the Manchester Research Software Community.



Welcome to the GitHub Campus Program

image of a keyboard
image of a keyboard
Adrian Harwood,

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.

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The Next Generation of RSEs

Emma Simpson,

Emma Simpson from the Research Software Engineering (RSE) team, hosted 3 college students as part of the in2science program introducing them to the role of Research Software Engineer as well as working within a STEM subject area and academia.

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Cheerio to our Year in Industry Students!

graduation cap
graduation cap
Anja Le Blanc,

After a year working with Computer Science Year in Industry students we reflect on the experience and say our warm farewells to the three students.

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Building a Vibrant Research Software Community

Aman Goel,

Aman Goel, Research Software Engineer and Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, outlines plans for creating a research software community bringing together people involved with or interested in research software from across the University.

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Research Software Engineering Summer Update

Adrian Harwood,

In May Adrian Harwood, Head of Research Software Engineering (RSE), posted the first part of his update on the latest improvements to the RSE department. In his second part he summarises the more external facing improvements delivered by the RSE Levelling-Up Programme.

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Internal Changes in our Research Software Engineering Department

Photo of Adrian Harwood
Photo of Adrian Harwood
Adrian Harwood,

Adrian Harwood, Head of Research Software Engineering (RSE), updates on the RSE department’s levelling-up journey as introduced last year. The RSE department has continued to grow in numbers as well as skills and experience and Adrian is excited to share with the community how it has developed so far and his expectations for the next 6 months.

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Baler: Using AI to Help Efficiently Store Data in a Big Data Age

Oliver Wolland,

With ever more data being produced, can we store it efficiently? Research Software Engineer (RSE), Oliver Woolland, has been supporting a team to develop Baler, a Machine Learning tool for compressing scientific and engineering data.

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eLab: Enhancing Dataset Management

Andrew Jerrison; Adrian Harwood,

Find out more about how one of our experienced RSEs, Andrew Jerrison, has been providing extra capacity to the University eLab team, developing bespoke features for their software to enhance management of datasets and lab operations for an international customer.

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Urban / Rural Hay Fever Divide

Flowers
Flowers
Ann Gledson; Douglas Lowe,

Several of our Research Software Engineers are co-authors on a recent Nature Scientific Reports paper which found that people living in urban areas have worse hay fever symptoms than those living in the countryside.

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