Updates from UoM Research IT

by | Jul 10, 2020 | News | 0 comments

Research IT Update

Research Software Application Updates

Our Research Applications Support team have been busy updating a range of research software applications to the latest versions.  Applications recently updated are – Matlab 2020A, Mathematica 12.1.0, Maple 2020, MapleSIM 2020, Abaqus 2020, LabVIEW 2020.

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Changes to SSH/X2GO Gateway Log In

In order to provide greater security to our services we will be introducing 2-factor authentication (2FA) on the nyx/5/6/7 X2GO/ssh gateway servers. The planned date of implementation is Monday 20th July 2020.

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Research IT Drop-in Sessions

Dates for your diary!  Our drop-in sessions are continuing during the lockdown period and are being held online with Research IT team members available to answer all your research IT questions. 

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Research IT Case Studies

There are two new great examples of how our team have helped researchers across the University.

Personalising Breast Cancer Risk

Keeping Patient Data Safe in the Cloud

Research Lifecycle Programme Update

Research Costing Tool: Academic representatives

The Research Costing Tool project in the Research Lifecycle Programme are looking for academic representatives to be part of the RCT project board.   

 This will comprise of attending a regular 1 hour meeting every month and act in an advisory role for potential changes and decisions. If you are interested in joining or would like to find out more, get in touch by emailing rlp@manchester.ac.uk  

Figshare: Research data repository at the University

The Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) is developing a research data management strategy in collaboration with researchers, to improve access export and preservation of data. One of the outcomes of this is to deliver an institutional research data repository for the whole University. This will help ensure that all our research communities can easily manage and publish research data, not only to support project outcomes but throughout the research lifecycle.

The RLP are now pleased to announce that The University of Manchester will be implementing Figshare to host research data in the new academic year. Accessible from anywhere, Figshare is a cloud-based platform for storing and sharing research data.

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