Call for proposals: 4th International Open Data Conference
The open data community is invited to contribute to the agenda and develop the outcomes of the 4th International Open Data Conference (IODC) to be held in Madrid, Spain on October 6-7, 2016.
Trieste, Italy
Apply now for Research Data Science Summer School
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, in collaboration with CODATA, RDA and TWAS, is organising a short course in data science. The Research Data Science Summer School will be held in Italy in August 2016.
UCT eResearch as a broker
UCT eResearch works as a broker: connecting researchers to the right ICT solutions. Our goal is to build partnerships to connect research
UCT eResearch as a partner
UCT eResearch will partner with key research groups across the university to connect them with the most appropriate hardware, software and services in order to accelerate research
What is eResearch?
eResearch is 21st century discovery through the application of advanced computing and information and communication technologies.


Thursday, 26 May 2016
Mozilla Science Lab Global Sprint 2016

Join the 2016 Mozilla Science Lab Global Sprint from 2-3 June at a venue near you. This two-day sprint event brings together researchers, coders, librarians and the public from around the globe to hack on open science and open data projects in their communities.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:15

The H3Africa Chip Array, a subsidiary of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) Initiative has been awarded 200 000 hours of access to the computational facilities of the Microsoft Azure Platform. UCT eResearch assisted the H3Africa Chip Array in their application for the award.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 16:00
Software/Data Carpentry Instructor Training workshop

UCT eResearch, Talarify, and NWU eResearch Initiative are pleased to announce the first South African-based Software/Data Carpentry Instructor Training workshop on 17 - 20 April 2016, hosted at the Potchefstroom Campus of North-West University.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 11:30

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and Inter-university Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on algorithm and software development in support of forthcoming surveys on the Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) and MeerKAT.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 11:30