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Windows virtual machines in the Blackburn Laboratory

mass spectrometer

The acquisition of a mass spectrometer by the Blackburn Lab, part of integrated biomedical sciences at UCT, was a game changer for researchers in terms of data analysis and storage. To help researchers deal with these challenges UCT eResearch provided access to Windows virtual machines to ensure adequate compute and storage.

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Oceanography partners with eResearch to advance earth systems modelling
Photo: Cape Point

The Department of Oceanography is partnering with UCT eResearch to use its high performance computing (HPC) capabilities for ocean and climate modelling.

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Empowering the continent: the African Mining Legislation Atlas

Photo: AMLA Training at UCT

The African Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA)  aims to collect and process all of Africa's mining laws and regulations into an online database. UCT eResearch partnered with the project to host the database and provide technical advice and support.

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Olympus Virtual Microscope taking health sciences to the next level

Photo: Olympus Virtual MicroscopeWhen the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences acquired a state-of-the-art Olympus VS120 virtual microscopy system UCT eResearch provided the department with the necessary expertise to get the system up and running.

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