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Research IT Services Annual Forum 2014

UCL Research IT Services

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

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 UCL Research IT Services

When & Where

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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UCL Research IT Services

UCL Research IT Services (RITS) deliver a range of services to help researchers make the best use of computing when managing and carrying out their work. Our services include research software development, high performance computing, research data management and research information management.

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