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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

Friday, 25 May 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
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
South African Centre for Digital Language call for proposals

The South African Centre for Digital Language Resources (SADiLaR) focuses on the digitisation of language resources and the high-level training of scholars in the use of digital language resources. 

Publication Date:
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:00

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