Opening access to the University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) substantial body of research will foster development and empowerment, and not only personal advancement for individual researchers. But there are watchpoints, participants heard at the opening of UCT Libraries’ Open Data Day 2019 on 2 March.
Digital technologies have created new media for fine art, believes Warren Marais, a Michaelis School of Fine Art graduate who used the eResearch Oculus Rift to create a virtual reality short film for his final project.
The CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School and Research Data Science Advanced Workshops will run for their fourth and third year respectively at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.
In South Africa, Open Science also has tremendous potential for creating a more inclusive society, it also holds great promise in strengthening the competitiveness of the overall South African science and research system. In this document, an Open Science Framework is presented
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).
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.
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