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Research IT Services Annual Forum 2014

Research IT Services, UCL Information Services Division

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 from 12:00 to 20:00 (BST)

London, United Kingdom

Research IT Services Annual Forum 2014

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Research IT Services Annual Forum Programme


12.001.00pm Registration and Lunch. South Cloisters

1.001.05pm Gavin McLachlan, Director, Research IT Services. Welcome

1.05 - 1.15pm Dr Andrew Clark, Director of Research Planning, Office of the UCL Vice-Provost (Research). Opening Remarks

1.151.20pm Clare Gryce, Head of Research Computing and Facilitating Services. Introductory Remarks

1.201.35pm Dr Bruno Silva, Research Computing Platform Services Team Leader. The Research Computing Forecast

1.351.40pm Graham Hunt, Head of Research IT Applications and Services. Introductory Remarks

1.402.05pm Andrew Cooper, Director of Research Evaluation, Office of the UCL Vice-Provost (Research). Research Excellence Framework 2014

2.052.10pm Dr Max Wilkinson, Head of Research Data Services. Introductory Remarks

2.102.35pm Dr Tim Causer, UCL Faculty of Laws. "Many hands make light work; many hands together make merry work": Transcribe Bentham and crowdsourced manuscript transcription


2.353.45pm Refreshments in South Cloisters and mini-parallel sessions.

  • View demonstrations of Research IT Services
  • Opportunity to speak with Research IT Services Staff
  • Mini-parallel sessions:
    • Datacentre tour. See behind the scenes and get up close to the UCL Research Computing powerhouse
    • Software carpentry: Compressed edition. Learn best practice in research software development in this 45 minute taster session
    • Create your IRIS profile. Increase your visibility to the research community

 

3.453.50pm Dr James Hetherington, Research Software Development Team Leader. Introductory Remarks

3.504.15pm Dr Jason McEwen, UCL Dept of Space & Climate Physics and Dr Mayeul d'Avezac, Research Software Development Team. Imaging Observations from Next-Generation Radio Interferometric Telescopes

4.15 – 5.00pm Research IT Services Panel Discussion

5.00 – 5.05pm Gavin McLachlan/Clare Gryce.Closing Remarks

5.058.00pm Drinks Reception. South Cloisters

 

Do you have questions about Research IT Services Annual Forum 2014? Contact Research IT Services, UCL Information Services Division

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Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre & South Cloisters
UCL Wilkins Building
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 from 12:00 to 20:00 (BST)


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Research IT Services, UCL Information Services Division

The Research IT Services (RITS) department develops, delivers and operates services to assist UCL researchers in meeting their objectives at each stage of the research lifecycle. The department brings together the established Research Computing Services group with new initiatives in Research Data storage and management, Research Software Development and Research Applications to aid productivity and publication, and to facilitate collaboration.

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