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Enterprise Infrastructure Services: A holistic approach to research support at ICTS
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 - 09:30

In 2017, to ensure that ICTS could keep up with the demand coming from the research endeavour, among other things, the divison which housed the IT arm of eResearch was restructured into what is now known as Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS).

Sharing research resources at UCT: help us find the right solution
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 09:30

To ensure sustainability and make UCT resources available to a wider research community, UCT eResearch, on behalf of the DVC for Research and Internationalisation, aims to implement a centralised booking and billing system to enable the sharing of facilities.

Key lessons learned in building a research database
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 10:00

As early as 2014, before data was widely recognised as a major challenge to research, the Energy Research Centre (ERC) realised they had a data problem.

Digital Humanities – The perspective of Africa: apply now for workshop in Leiden
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 09:00

Call for applications for the 2019 Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations Digital Humanities conference now open. Travel bursaries available.

ACC Research Equipment Call for 2019
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 - 16:15

The purpose of these grants is to provide funding to faculties for prioritised pieces of medium size computer-related hardware and software.

Ilifu data-intensive research cloud ready for first bioinformatics and astronomy users
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 10:45

To ensure that South African researchers can be global pioneers in the fields of astronomy and bioinformatics, a consortium of universities and research organisations have established a data-intensive research cloud, Ilifu

UEC Research Equipment Call for 2019
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 10:15

The purpose of these grants are to provide funding to faculties for prioritised pieces of large research equipment

Collaborating around data: partnership between UCT and Colgate University bears fruit in the eResearch space
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 10:00

Greater collaboration around research data – particularly data visualisation – between UCT and Colgate University in New York is on the cards

Needle in a haystack: Wrangling data to identify host biomarkers of TB progression
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 16:00

The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) is working towards predicting an individual’s likelihood of developing TB, but the size of the data involved is a challenge in itself.

Submissions open for DHASA: African Digital Humanities conference
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 13:30

The Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA) invites the submission of proposals for its 2nd International Conference at the University of Pretoria from 25 – 29 March 2019.

Connecting rural campuses
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 15:00

The Faculty of Health Sciences boasts a number of rural sites where important research and teaching are undertaken. Up to now, these sites have had to make do with the levels of connectivity in the region.

National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System: call for applications for eResearch funding
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 11:45

The National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System is making funds available to researchers in the areas of cyberinfrastructure to support both fundamental and applied research.