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Reproducible Environmental Research from Research IT

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Anja Le Blanc,

Several members of our team are providing expert training for earth and environmental science researchers and PGRs in March next year. Apply now for a place!

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Using Amazon Service Workbench for Remote Training

Ann Gledson, Danielle Owen, Anthony Evans, Peter Crowther,

The pandemic has brought many challenges, not least conducting training.  Our Training team have recently used Amazon Service Workbench to teach Python remotely online.

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Improving REDCap Data Management Training at The University

Gillian Sinclair,

A call from the Research Lifecycle Programme prompted researcher Saskia Lawson-Tovey to get in touch with us with an idea to improve REDCap data management training at UoM. This ultimately resulted in Saskia being awarded an Elixir fellowship.

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Summer Carpentry Training

Chris Grave, Douglas Lowe, Kamilla Kopec-Harding, Aleksandra Nenadic,

Members of Research IT are contributing to the current series of Carpentry workshops for researchers, postgraduates and staff at the University of Manchester, which was kicked off early in June with an online Library Carpentry workshop.

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Remote Advanced Scripting Workshop

Anja Le Blanc and Douglas Lowe,

Research IT Research Software engineers, Anja Le Blanc and Douglas Lowe recently ran a five day scripting workshop for NERC funded Environmental Science PhD students. Find out more about the workshop and the challenges of running such a workshop online

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Technical Training in the Time of COVID-19

Douglas Lowe,

With the campus in lockdown, we have moved some of our courses online but how does this work in practice? Is it possible to have the same level of interaction as you do in a classroom? Douglas Lowe tells of his experience.

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Humanities Researcher Needing a Research Boost?

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Are you a Humanities researcher? Would you like to be able to repeat a simple computing task several times but don’t want to use your own machine to do this? By using the UoM computational shared facilities (CSF) you can offload your jobs to the high performance computing (HPC) facility. This will allow you to save space and resources on your own machine to work on something else.

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Fortran Modernization Workshop April 2019

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This Spring Research IT are hosting NAG who are running a two day practical hands-on workshop on Fortran Modernization on the 4th and 5th of April 2019.

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New course – Introduction to Mathematica!

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We have just announced a new course – Introduction to Mathematica, which is available now for booking to all research staff and PGRs. Remember that all our courses are free to University of Manchester staff and PGRs!

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Letting R Sparkle

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It may be the summer but our team is as busy as ever! David Mawdsley (Research Software Engineer) is putting together a new workshop on Shiny. This is an R package that makes it easy to make interactive web apps using R.

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Research IT Club - find out more about us and our services!

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

The next Research IT club will take place on the 25th of April and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams. Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT is helping to create new parallel computer architecture inspired by the human brain. There will also be a presentation from IT Services on the planned changes to staff and cluster desktops across the university.

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Specialised CDT Training Events

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Earlier this month, Research IT provided training for the University's Regenerative Medicine Centre for Doctoral Training. The training was arranged by the Software Sustainability Institute, and was a two day Software Carpentry workshop. The instructors were Mike Jackson from EPCC at the University of Edinburgh and David Mawdsley from Research IT.

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