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Research IT Services

The Research IT Services (RITS) department develops, delivers and operates services to assist UCL researchers in meeting their objectives at each stage of the research lifecycle. These pages are here to help UCL researchers and other users to take full advantage of our services and include comprehensive user guides, contact information for support queries, and details about forthcoming training and events.

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Research Computing Platform Services

Research Computing Platform Services

Services to support computationally intensive research. Providing advice and access to high performance and throughput computing clusters for all UCL researchers.

Research IT Applications

Research IT Applications

Applications supporting funding and innovation through to publication and dissemination, including the IRIS, RPS and equipment catalogue applications. 

Research IT Training

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Research Software Development

Research Software Development Team

Professional research software development: programming effort, training, advice and tools to support best-practice in academic software.

Research Data Services

Research Data Services

A suite of services to facilitate better management of digital datasets by UCL researchers, their partners and collaborators.

RITS all audiences site

Visit our all audiences site to find out about our successes working with UCL researchers and external partnerships.

Help & Self-service resources

Advice & Consultancy

We give free advice and consultancy on any aspect of IT related to your research. We'd also like your feedback on our services. We're here to help!


FAQs

Who do I contact for support?
How do I get an account for one of the research computing platforms (e.g. Legion)?

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Introducing 'Grace'

We are happy to announce that we are moving ahead with the development of a new high-performance computing facility in our Slough data centre. The new machine is to be called 'Grace' in honour of pioneering computer scientist Grace Hopper and is expected to enter service in early November 2015.

Published: Jul 7, 2015 10:48:53 AM

Call for Research Software Development Projects

We are pleased to announce that the next call for proposals for free research software development is now open. UCL researchers are invited to submit projects which will benefit from collaboration with the Research Software Development Team.

Published: Jan 28, 2015 1:06:19 PM

UCL Affiliates with Software Carpentry Foundation

Software Carpentry is a volunteer organisation whose goal is to make scientists more productive, and their work more reliable, by teaching them basic computing skills. Founded in 1998, it runs short, intensive workshops that cover program design, version control, testing, and task automation. In October 2014, a non-profit Software Carpentry Foundation was created to act as a governing body for the project.

Published: Jan 21, 2015 5:32:00 PM