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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.

News

Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Preparing for the SKA data

The world is wholly underprepared for the big-data challenges presented by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). This is because we have never before seen data volumes on the scale that will be generated by the SKA. eResearch has been helping with the challenges of delivering these data sets to researchers around the world and enabling their visualisation.

Publication Date:
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 09:30
Meeting our national research infrastructure needs

Advancements in information and digital technologies offer both a challenge and an opportunity to researchers, as they begin to collect and mine data on a scale never previously imagined.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 09:00
DIRISA National Research Data Workshop

The National Research Data Workshop will be held on 19-21 June 2018 and is aimed at the academic and research community as well as participants who would like to share their knowledge and/or experience in data-intensive research and data management.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 12:15
SatRday Cape Town Conference at UCT in March

The R community and some of South Africa's most forward thinking companies have come together to bring satRday back to Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 09:00

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