Research IT Services
Technology and services to support your research
What we do (1 of 5): Research Computing Platform Services
We have several platforms that offer a range of advanced services for computationally intensive research.
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What we do (2 of 5): Research Data Services
Our services enable safe storage and access for large volumes of research data. The services are available to UCL researchers, their partners and collaborators. More information and case studies about Research Data >>
What we do (3 of 5): Research Software Development
We help researchers produce high quality research software, from simple scripts to complex simulations running on state-of-the-art high performance computers. More information and case studies about Research Software Development >>
What we do (4 of 5): Access to UCL research
We support free and open access to information on UCL researchers and UCL’s research output.
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What we do (5 of 5): Help for UCL researchers
We can help any UCL researcher integrate IT into their workflow – from the beginning to the end of the research lifecycle.
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Our team has collective experience from a wide range of research backgrounds. This enables us to bridge the gap between research and information technology.
Recent blog posts
The Python’s Tale
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 14:49:02 +0000
Being able to write a computer program is an incredibly useful skill for anyone to have and more and more researchers are finding that they need to learn at least the basics in order understand how their data is being treated. There are a lot of courses freely available online, where people can learn pretty [...]Read more...
Institutional HPC and Cloud services
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:59:47 +0000
There is a fundamental dissonance between how we do HPC today and how Cloud services are presented to their users. In HPC users are directly exposed to the finiteness of resources by having to work with a scheduler, which more often than not wraps around their application – the computation happens implicitly and in a [...]Read more...
The Craftsperson and the Scholar (bringing together the best of two archetypes)
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:31:27 +0000
(This entry was originally posted on the Software Sustainability Institute Blog) At Digital Research 2012, I presented a position paper with colleagues regarding the role of the Research Software Engineer. This paper followed on from a discussion I led at the Collaborations Workshop and some very interesting blog posts by Dirk Gorissen and Ilian Todorov. [...]Read more...
We are keen to pursue partnership and innovation opportunities related to the development, delivery and use of our services.