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Software Carpentry Workshop
This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.
Knowledge exchange symposium
This joint symposium, held on 11 July 2017, was run by UCT eResearch, in partnership with DataFirst and UK Data Service to discuss the requirements for scaling up data infrastructure for data‑intensive research
eResearch Africa 2017
Launch of data visualisation wall at UCT will support researcher engagement
“Visual technology is transforming the way research is conducted by magnifying data that was previously invisible, and enabling researchers to interrogate these extremely big datasets in real-time,”
UCT eResearch as a broker
UCT eResearch works as a broker: connecting researchers to the right ICT solutions. Our goal is to build partnerships to connect research
UCT eResearch as a partner
UCT eResearch will partner with key research groups across the university to connect them with the most appropriate hardware, software and services in order to accelerate research

 

eRC News

Oceanography Partners with UCT eResearch

In order to predict changing climate patterns in the coming years scientists require access to immense computing power. This is why the Department of Oceanography is partnering with UCT eResearch for ocean and climate modelling. Read more

 

Business Analyst, Coline Laubscher, Joins eResearch

Coline Laubscher joined UCT eResearch beginning of August 2015 as the team’s first Business Analyst. In this position Coline will investigate current processes and find new and hopefully improved ways to get the job done. Read more

 

Clinical Data Management at UCT: What Are Your Options?

Effective clinical data management is key to generating high-quality, reliable and statistically sound data from clinical trials. It is the process of collecting, cleaning and managing clinical data in compliance with regulatory standards.  Read more

 

Software Carpentry: A Powerful Initiative

 Since 1998 Software Carpentry (today the Software Carpentry Foundation) has been teaching researchers around the world the computing skills they need “to get more done in less time, with less pain”.  In July UCT eResearch co-hosted their second of many planned SWC workshops.  Read more

 

UCT eResearch Welcomes IT Project Manager

Key to streamlined efficiency of any large project is effective project management. It is for this reason that IT project manager Piet Helm has joined the eResearch team to manage various projects going forward.  Read more

 

Connecting Science: CERN and Vidyo Conferencing

The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) may be based in Geneva, Switzerland, but it is a global institutions with collaborators all over the world. In order to collaborate effectively researchers need access to cutting edge communication technology . Read more

 

Python Programmer Joins UCT eResearch

Python software developer, Adrianna Pińska, joined the eResearch team on the 1st May 2015. Pińska, who is currently completing her Masters degree in Computer Science, will be developing software in Python for UCT eResearch and will play an important role in training researchers to code. Read more