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Past Events

29 JUL

2020

Microsoft Azure for Research

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

This short workshop, delivered by Microsoft’s Education Team, will introduce the Azure platform and how it can be used to support and accelerate research activity.

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27 — 31
JUL

2020

University of Sheffield GPU Hackathon 2020

Registration is NOW CLOSED  5 day event   Online Delivery

Following the success of our 2019 event, the University of Sheffield (Sheffield, United Kingdom) is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a 2020 GPU Hackathon as part of the international GPU Hackathon Series. However, this year's event will most likely be run online unless government restrictions around COVID-19 are significantly altered.

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22 JUL

2020

Python for Web Scraping - Digital Humanities

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

This workshop starts with an overview of using social media data for applications in digital humanities and an introduction to Python. It then covers Twitter data collection using the Twitter Developer API, data pre-processing and machine learning methods to process the collected data.

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21 JUL

2020

Introduction to Reproducible Analyses in R

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online delivery

A workshop to introduce the R programming language and help researchers to make their work transparent and reproducible.

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15 JUL

2020

Python for Web Scraping - Digital Health

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

This workshop starts with an overview of using social media data for healthcare applications and an introduction to Python. It then covers Twitter data collection using the Twitter Developer API, data pre-processing and machine learning methods to process the collected data.

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26 JUN

2020

How to understand and improve the performance of your parallel applications using the POP Methodology

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

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23 JUN

2020

Pick N Mix - Creating Lava Lamp Plots

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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18 JUN

2020

N8 CIR Meet-ups - RSE Speed Blogging

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Speed blogging events are fun, interactive and engaging sessions.

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16 JUN

2020

Pick N Mix - Key Issues in Re-using Data

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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11 JUN

2020

N8 CIR Meet-ups - N8 CIR RSE Highlights

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online delivery

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09 JUN

2020

Pick N Mix - Introduction to SQL

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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04 JUN

2020

N8 CIR Meet-ups - RSE Career Progression

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Career progression can be a challenge for Research Software Engineers, and most of the Universities within the N8 have different protocols for promotion and career progression.

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02 JUN

2020

Pick N Mix - Data Analysis with Python

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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28 MAY

2020

N8 CIR Meet-ups - N8 CIR RSE Highlights

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online delivery

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26 MAY

2020

Pick N Mix - Introduction to Web Scraping

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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21 MAY

2020

N8 CIR Meet-ups - Introducing Bede

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online delivery

Following a successful EPSRC application, the N8 CIR will soon host a new national Tier-2 HPC service, called Bede.

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19 MAY

2020

Pick N Mix - Introduction to the UK Data Service

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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14 MAY

2020

N8 CIR Meet Ups - Women in HPC

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Women in HPC is an international organisation that aims to address the lack of gender balance in computing.

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14 MAY

2020

Remote ReproHack

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Following the cancellation of the University of Manchester's ReproHack on Thursday 14 March, this new event gives those planning to attend, and a few more, the opportunity to attend a ReproHack, albeit remotely.

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12 MAY

2020

Pick N Mix - Introduction to QGIS

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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05 MAY

2020

Pick N Mix - Introduction to OpenStreetMap

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Online Delivery

Pick N Mix is a tasty selection of free weekly online workshops run by the Open Data Manchester community. Each week you’ll be introduced to a tool, resource or skill in a fun, friendly and informative way.

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25 MAR

2020

Microsoft Azure Cloud Workshop - POSTPONED

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Room D45b, Sackville Street Building, Granby Row, Manchester, M1 3BU

Postponed

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12 MAR

2020

ReproHack - The University of Manchester

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Room F37, Sackville Street Building, University of Manchester

This event has been postponed. Please subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on Twitter for updates about the rescheduling of this workshop.

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10 MAR

2020

ReproHack - The University of Sheffield

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Lewin Computer Room, University of Sheffield

A ReproHack is a one-day reproducibility hackathon. These events bring together researchers, RSEs and data scientists to reproduce papers from published scientific code and data.

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25 FEB

2020

ReproHack - University of Liverpool

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Wolfson Suite, University of Liverpool

A ReproHack is a one-day reproducibility hackathon. These events bring together researchers, RSEs and data scientists to reproduce papers from published scientific code and data.

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19 FEB

2020

Northern Digital Humanities Meeting

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Liverpool, School of Law & Social Justice Building

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14 FEB

2020

ReproHack - University of Leeds

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Leeds

A ReproHack is a one-day reproducibility hackathon. These events bring together researchers, RSEs and data scientists to reproduce papers from published scientific code and data.

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05 FEB

2020

N8 CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - University of Liverpool

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Liverpool, Room 115, 126 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L69 7ZD

Come along for lunch, some short presentations, case studies and the opportunity to feed into our future plans.

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30 — 31
JAN

2020

HPC Carpentry Workshop

Registration is NOW CLOSED  2 day event   COM - G12, Computer Science Building

N8 CIR is delighted to support a new HPC Carpentry Workshop initiative

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30 JAN

2020

N8 RSE Leaders and Aspiring Leaders Meeting

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Leeds, Maurice Keyworth Building, Room SR 1.31

A one-day meeting to look at similarities, challenges and opportunities for research software engineering groups across the N8 Research Partnership.

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27 JAN

2020

Bridging the Gap - AI and The Life Sciences

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Leeds

This one-day conference is intended to foster collaboration across Biology and Computing

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21 JAN

2020

ReproHack - Newcastle University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Newcastle University, Urban Sciences Building, Boardroom

A ReproHack is a one-day reproducibility hackathon. These events bring together researchers, RSEs and data scientists to reproduce papers from published scientific code and data.

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10 JAN

2020

New Horizons in Materials Modelling 2020

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   The Bar Convent, York

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18 DEC

2019

CASTEP Drop-in Session

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Physics Computer Lab, University of York

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18 DEC

2019

XSLT Workshop

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Newcastle

Do you use XML? Would you like to be able to convert it to other formats?

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12 DEC

2019

Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of York, Biology B/T/019

You are invited to join us for an opportunity to advance your skills in multiphysics simulation

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11 DEC

2019

Introduction to Spatial Data and Geographic Information Systems

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Room F37, Sackville Street Building, Manchester

A one-day introductory workshop for researchers in handling spatial data.

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09 DEC

2019

Text Encoding Initiative Workshop

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Lewin Computer Room, University of Sheffield

The TEI Guidelines are a de facto standard for the representation of full text from historical sources for research and are frequently used in digital humanities research.

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09 DEC

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Health - Durham University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Van Mildert College, Ustinov Room, Durham University

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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09 DEC

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - Durham University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Van Mildert College, Durham University, Ustinov Room

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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22 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Health - University of Sheffield

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Geography Building - B8 Seminar Room

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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22 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - University of Sheffield

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Geography Building - B8 Seminar Room

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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20 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - University of Liverpool

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Liverpool, Central Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre C

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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19 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Health - University of York

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Berrick Saul Treehouse, University of York

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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19 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - University of York

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Berrick Saul Treehouse, University of York

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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18 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Health - Newcastle University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Newcastle University

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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18 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - Newcastle University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Newcastle University

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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15 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Health - University of Manchester

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Ellen Wilkinson Building, Room B2.4

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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13 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - Lancaster University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   CALC 1, Science and Technology Building, Lancaster University, LA1 4YR

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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13 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - University of Leeds

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Leeds, Baines Wing Seminar Room 1.15

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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13 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Health - Lancaster University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   CALC 1, Science and Technology Building, Lancaster University, LA1 4YR

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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12 NOV

2019

N8CIR Intro Event - Digital Humanities - University of Manchester

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Manchester - Ellen Wilkinson Building, room A2.16

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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17 OCT

2019

N8 CIR - Success in the Cloud

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Chamberspace, Deansgate, Manchester

A full day of lectures and presentations from sector leaders on the challenges and benefits of performing High Performance and High Throughput Computing on a variety of cloud platforms.

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16 — 20
SEP

2019

NVIDIA GPU Programming Course in 2 parts: Using CUDA Language and OpenACC Directives​

Registration is NOW CLOSED  5 day event   STFC Hartree Centre, Sci-Tech Daresbury, Keckwick Lane,Warrington. WA4 4AD

A free course aimed at researchers from academic and government institutions, academic staff, and students with interest in GPU programming.

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05 SEP

2019

Machine Learning and Digital Humanities

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute

What is the role of the humanities in the age of machine learning? How can machine learning help humanities research? Can the humanities contribute to the development and critical evaluation of new machine learning methods?

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19 — 23
AUG

2019

Sheffield GPU Hackathon

Open calls closed - successful proposers will be notified on 1 July  5 day event   Halifax Hall, Sheffield

Do you and your colleagues have an application that you’d like to optimise for use with GPU accelerators? If so then the Sheffield GPU Hackathon could be the perfect event for you.

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07 — 09
AUG

2019

Parallel Design Patterns @ EPCC Durham

Registration is NOW CLOSED  3 day event   The Palatine Centre, Durham

If you were given a serial problem, conceptually, how would you go about splitting it up into many different parts that could run concurrently on the latest parallel computers?

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12 JUL

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - Lancaster University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   InfoLab C60b/c, Lancaster University

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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10 — 11
JUL

2019

Practical Software Development

Registration is NOW CLOSED  2 day event   University of Leeds

This course introduces how software development projects can be approached to achieve high-quality software products.

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10 JUL

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - University of Sheffield

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Sheffield, HRI Conference Room

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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09 JUL

2019

Research Software Engineers' Meet Up

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   The Studio, Leeds

The N8 Centre of Excellence for Computationally Intensive Research (N8 CIR) is pleased to invite you to an event showcasing some of the work of research software engineers across the N8 partnership.

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08 JUL

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - University of Liverpool

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Liverpool, SR1 Sherrington Building

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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05 JUL

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - Newcastle University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Seminar Room 3.39, The Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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03 JUL

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - Durham University

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   E245, Higginson Building - Durham University

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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02 JUL

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - University of Manchester

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Congregation Room, Vaughan House

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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28 JUN

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - University of Leeds

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Rm 9.19 IT Services Building, University of Leeds

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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24 JUN

2019

N8 CIR Trainers' Meet Up - University of York

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of York, James College, G/N/001

N8 CIR is creating a Centre of Excellence in the methods, skills and facilities that underpin the research objectives of the N8 universities.

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17 — 18
JUN

2019

Next Generation Biologists: Cloud and High Performance

Registration is NOW CLOSED  2 day event   University of Leeds

A two-day workshop to train researchers in the skills and best practices in scientific computing and bioinformatics.

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06 FEB

2019

N8 CIR Digital Health Lancaster

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Furness LT3, Lancaster University, Lancaster

A meeting for Health researchers at Lancaster to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Health roadmap.

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25 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Health Sheffield

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Room CIC-114a, CiCS Computing Centre, Hounsfield Road, University of Sheffield

A meeting for Health researchers at Sheffield to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Health roadmap.

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24 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Humanities - Leeds

Open Meeting  1 day event   Baines Wing SR G.37, University of Leeds

A meeting for Humanities researchers at the University of Leeds to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Humanities roadmap.

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23 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Humanities Manchester

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   A4, Samuel Alexander Building University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PP

A meeting for Humanities researchers at Manchester to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Humanities roadmap.

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17 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Health Manchester

Open Meeting  1 day event   The Congregation, Vaughan House, Portsmouth Street, M13 9GB

A meeting for Health researchers at Manchester to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Health roadmap.

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15 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Humanities Newcastle

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Room ARMB.G.11 Armstrong Building Newcastle University Newcastle

A meeting for Humanities researchers at Newcastle to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Humanities roadmap.

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15 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Humanities - Lancaster

Open Meeting  1 day event   B137, Bowland Main, Lancaster University

A meeting for Humanities researchers at Lancaster University to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Humanities roadmap.

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11 JAN

2019

N8 CIR Digital Humanities York

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   P/T/111, Physics Building University of York Heslington York YO10 5DD

A meeting for Humanities researchers at York to contribute to the N8 CIR Digital Humanities roadmap.

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04 JAN

2019

New Horizons in Materials Modelling

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   Bar Convent, York

This annual one-day meeting in the heart of York brings together materials modelling researchers to discuss the latest developments in theory, algorithms and applications.

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11 DEC

2018

AWS - HPC and HTC Day

Registration is NOW CLOSED  1 day event   University of Manchester

Many N8 researchers are now turning to the Cloud to meet their on-demand or extra compute needs. The former N8 HPC Technical Management Group recognised this need and made preliminary investigations into the use of Cloud by researchers. Separately, Research IT at the University of Manchester has been working with AWS to make it simple for users of their Condor pool to burst out into AWS and making the most of "spot market" prices for cost-effective compute resources. At the same time the University of Liverpool has also been using AWS for bursting HPC.

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