Event Resources

This page contains resources from some of our highest profile events. These will include speaker biographies, their talk abstracts, copies of their slides and recordings of their presentations.

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N8 CIR UK Biobank Seminar Series

Published: 7 Jul 2021, 10:09 a.m. Revised: 26 Jul 2021, 8:56 a.m.
Author: NH

In June 2021 N8 CIR organised and hosted a series of seminars highlighting how researchers accessed and utilised UK Biobank data in their research.

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RDM Network Meeting 2

Published: 4 Jun 2021, 1:06 p.m. Revised: 14 Jun 2021, 9:53 a.m.
Author: NH

Slides and presentations from the second meeting of the N8's Research Data Management Network.

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R for Text Analysis

Published: 2 Jun 2021, 4:21 p.m. Revised: 9 Jun 2021, 8:43 a.m.
Author: NH

This page contains resources from Leah Henrickson's introduction to R for text analysis including links to sample texts and the workshop slides. Videos of Leah's presentation will be added as soon as possible.

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Computer Vision for the Humanities

Published: 18 May 2021, 4:01 p.m. Revised: 18 May 2021, 4:01 p.m.
Author: NH

Slides, links and video from Daniel van Strien's computer vision workshop.

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Cryo EM, Genomics and Life Sciences Workloads on Bede

Published: 14 May 2021, 8:08 a.m. Revised: 21 May 2021, 1:44 p.m.
Author: NH

On 4 May 2021 Terry Leatherland and Ruzhu Chen of IBM delivered a session explaining how to get the best performance from a range of Life Sciences packages.

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Data Visualisation for Cultural Heritage Collections

Published: 30 Apr 2021, 12:06 p.m. Revised: 13 May 2021, 1:39 p.m.
Author: NH

In this two part workshop Olivia Vane of the British Library takes you through a beautifully illustrated history of data visualisation before outlining some of the things you need to consider when preparing your own data visualisations.

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IBM Training For Bede

Published: 22 Mar 2021, 4:18 p.m. Revised: 29 Apr 2021, 8:17 a.m.
Author: NH

During spring 2021 IBM are delivering a series of workshops and training sessions on N8 CIR's new high-performance computing platform, Bede. This page contains videos and copies of the slides from each of these sessions.

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Bede Introductory Event, January 2021

Published: 19 Feb 2021, 1:53 p.m. Revised: 2 Mar 2021, 8:21 a.m.
Author: NH

On 28 January researchers who have already made use of Bede in their work came together to present case studies of their experience.

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N8 RDM Network Launch Event

Published: 10 Dec 2020, 12:04 p.m. Revised: 14 Dec 2020, 2:51 p.m.
Author: NH

On 25 November 2020 N8 CIR hosted the launch event for a new Research Data Management Network. This page contains resources from that event including three videos of the presentations and copies of those speakers' slides.

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RSE Meet-up - Speed Blogging

Published: 20 Aug 2020, 11:43 a.m. Revised: 20 Aug 2020, 11:43 a.m.
Author: NH

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Reproducible Analyses in R

Published: 5 Aug 2020, 9:59 a.m. Revised: 5 Aug 2020, 10 a.m.
Author: NH

In July 2020 Emma Rand of the University of York ran a course introducing R and RStudio to help researchers to produce reproducible analyses of their data. This resource page includes slides and video from that workshop to help you get started in R.

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Python for Web Scraping

Published: 23 Jul 2020, 5:37 p.m. Revised: 28 Jul 2020, 7:13 a.m.
Author: NH

On Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 22 July 2020 a small team from Durham University ran a pair of workshops outlining how to use Python for scraping data from Twitter.

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N8 CIR: RSE Career Event – A Review

Published: 29 Jun 2020, 1:15 p.m. Revised: 7 Jul 2020, 1:01 p.m.
Author: NH

A review of N8 CIR's Career Development Meet-up. The page includes insight from RSE team leads about the recruitment process as well as practical tips about how to identify job opportunities, prepare for an interview, and career development advice.

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Remote ReproHack

Published: 17 Jun 2020, 9:14 a.m. Revised: 23 Jun 2020, 7:13 a.m.
Author: NH

An overview of the Remote ReproHack, which took place online on 14 May 2020.

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N8 CIR Success in the Cloud

Published: 20 Feb 2020, 9:30 a.m. Revised: 3 Mar 2020, 3:36 p.m.
Author: NH

An overview of the talks and presentations from the N8 CIR Success in the Cloud event in Manchester on 17 October 2019.

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N8 CIR Research Software Engineer Meet Up Resources

Published: 22 Jul 2019, 10:20 a.m. Revised: 20 Feb 2020, 11:04 a.m.
Author: NH

An overview of the talks and presentations from the N8 CIR RSE Meet Up in Leeds on 9 July.

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