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Software Carpentry Workshop 2014
Software Carpentry Bootcamp at UCT
If one thing was made clear during the course of the eResearch Africa 2014 conference it was that computing has now become an integral part of science, and that no researcher can afford to be left behind. In the spirit of advancing the use of...
Applications for Big Data Doctoral Scholarship Now Open
UCT is proud to announce the first PhD scholarship secured by the eResearch Centre. Applications are invited from academically excellent students from a historically disadvantaged background. Applicants should demonstrate a keen interest in the...
Software Carpentry Workshop 2014
Meeting The Needs of the 21st Century Researcher
Picture the sheer size of the dataset collected by astrophysicists as they try to map the very fabric of the universe. Then imagine the challenges of sharing that data with hundreds of researchers across the globe. Consider how the first holistic...
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Meeting the needs of the 21st century researcher

Picture the sheer size of the dataset collected by astrophysicists as they try to map the very fabric of the universe. Then imagine the challenges of sharing that data with hundreds of researchers across the globe.  
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Software Carpentry at eResearch Africa

If one thing was made clear during the course of the eResearch Africa 2014 conference it was that computing has now become an integral part of science, and that no researcher can afford to be left behind. Read more

Featured Resource

UCT Savvy Researcher Series light up young researchers’ path to success

The Savvy Researcher Series brings information professionals and university experts together with postgraduate (PG) students to explore topics related to research and academic success. Read more

 

Guidelines Published for Research Ethics Committees in Africa

SUN MeDIA Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch University’s publishing house, recently published a new book to inform Research Ethics Committees on research ethics issues in Africa.  Read more

Featured Case Study

Data processed quicker using HPC

By using ICTS’s high performance computing service (HPC), Shaun Garnett who is doing his PHD in Medical Biochemistry has been able to process his data in half the time that it used to take him on a desktop computer. Read more

ICTS managed HPC service proves to be cheaper and less time consuming to run data

With a background in computer science and chemistry, Associate Professor Michelle Kuttel, has been using the high performance computing service offered by ICTS for her latest research in carbohydrate vaccine components. Read more