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Manchester Research Software Community - lightning talk session

July 17, 2024 10:30 — 12:30

Online and on campus (TBC)

Registration is open


Join the Manchester Research Software Community on the 17th of July for a series of lightning talks covering a wide variety of topics from the University research community.



Detecting Text Written by AI

Erdem Atlas & Scott Archer-Nicholls,

In today's digital age, artificial intelligence (AI) plays a pivotal role in content creation, from writing articles to composing poetry. This technological marvel raises a pressing question: How can we discern whether the content we consume is the product of human creativity or the output of a sophisticated AI?

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Reflections and Futures from Manchester Research Software Community

People sitting in a tiered lecture theatre listening to a person speaking at the front of the room
People sitting in a tiered lecture theatre listening to a person speaking at the front of the room
Aman Goel,

The Spring meeting of the Manchester Research Software Community featured a presentation on GitHub Project Automation as well as breakout groups to discuss the next steps for the group. Aman Goel reflects on what the community has achieved so far and their plans for the future.

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Creating the Next Generation of Research Software Engineers

Photo of a group of young college students from behind looking at a teacher
Photo of a group of young college students from behind looking at a teacher
Andrew Gait,

Andrew Gait from the Research Software Engineering team recently spoke at a local Manchester college careers day about his experience of working as a Research Software Engineer.

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Research IT at Collaborations Workshop 2024

conference audience
conference audience
Aman Goel, Scott Archer-Nicholls,

Aman Goel and Scott Archer-Nicholls from the Research Software Engineering team attended the recent Collaborations Workshop (CW24). Here they share some of the highlights from their time at the event.

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Upskilling Environmental Scientists in Software Development

Image of a Mac keyboard
Image of a Mac keyboard
Anja Le Blanc,

At the end of March, members of our Research Software Engineering (RSE) team ran a Carpentries-style training course for environmental science researchers in how to create research software. Could we offer something similar to YOUR PhD students and early career researchers?

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Manchester Research Software Community

May 29, 2024 10:30 — 12:30

Rm 4.38, Simon Building

Registration is NOW CLOSED


After a successful winter meeting, we are excited to announce our spring meeting for the Manchester Research Software Community! The meeting will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn more about the community, learn about "GitHub Project Automation", participate in discussion sessions, as well as network with other community members. We encourage everyone involved with or interested in research software to participate!



A Meeting of Agile Minds

Aman Goel,

The second meeting of the Manchester Research Software community featured two presentations: the first on the use of agile practices in research software; and one on the recently launched University instance of GitHub Enterprise. The presentations are now available to the University research community.

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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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