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SatRday taking centre stage at UCT
Researchers, data scientists, developers, novice coders and enthusiasts gathered at UCT for satRday: a series of workshops and conference sessions all about R, a statistical and graphical programming language and open-source software.
A new laboratory for visualising the universe
The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) has launched a new visualisation facility at the University of Cape Town: a shared space where astronomers from around the country can explore their data – and find answers to some...
eResearch Report 2016-17 now available
Our 2016-17 annual UCT eResearch report highlights many challenges presented to eResearch in the past year. We are proud to showcase our work – not only at UCT but regionally – in building new eResearch partnerships to support data-intensive...
Africa must keep its rich, valuable data safe from exploitation
Dr Dale Peters, director of UCT eResearch, writes about the need for data stewardship in Africa during the age of data-intensive research.

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Monday, 23 April 2018
Can the new SANReN data transfer service help you move your data?

The South African National Research Network (SANReN) are looking for researchers, scientists and IT facilities of research institutes who need to transfer big data sets from/to one or more external sources to/from their institutions.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 09:15
SatRday taking centre stage at UCT

Researchers, data scientists, developers, novice coders and enthusiasts gathered at UCT in March for satRday: a series of workshops and conference sessions all about R, a statistical and graphical programming language and open-source software.  

Publication Date:
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 09:00
A new laboratory for visualising the universe

The Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) has launched a new visualisation facility at the University of Cape Town: a shared space where astronomers from around the country can explore their data – and find answers to some of the biggest questions about our universe. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 12:15
Finding big-data solutions through teaching and learning

As a partner in the African Research Cloud and the Inter-University Institute for Data-Intensive Astronomy, UCT is home to some powerful computing facilities. These facilities, which allow researchers to work with enormous sets of data, are helping us to prepare for the era of big-data science.

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Friday, March 2, 2018 - 09:00

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