Update from Research IT
The Research IT club returns next month! Come along to find out how we can help you with your databases as Richard Unwin describes how we worked with him to build a searchable database for protein expression in Alzheimer’s Disease that has now been released online.
Research IT Drop-in Sessions
Our drop-in sessions have also returned with the first of the new academic year taking place on Wednesday 25th September. Just come along with your research IT problem or question – no appointment necessary!
macOS Catalina Upgrade
Our Research Software Engineers (RSEs) are advising caution regarding the September 2019 major update to Apple’s macOS – macOS “Catalina” (10.15 as a version number).
Research Lifecycle Updates
Research costing tool
The Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) team are working on delivering a new costing tool for research. Find out more about how this will benefit the research community and how you can help shape the project.
Innovation Communities – upcoming events
As part of the innovation communities project, two more communities will be meeting in October for the first time. These events will be focused on how specific technology is used in research and how we can collaborate and apply for funding collectively.
These events are open to all staff and researchers who work with or have an interest in the topic. Lunch and refreshments will be served.
Find out more and register below.
- Imaging and Visualisation (Monday 28 October)
- Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) (Wednesday 30 October)
Get involved in the Research Lifecycle Programme
The RLP team are looking for academic representatives to join the below project boards. Representatives would be expected to attend a monthly meeting and act in an advisory role for potential changes and decisions discussed.
- Professional services for research
- Costing tool
- Networking and collaboration
- Edge compute
- Databases for research
- Managing sensitive / restricted data
The team are also creating a small focus group for the enhancing support for research: end-to-end processes project and would like people to get involved. If you would like to get involved in any of these or find out more, contact email@example.com.