Research IT Services Technology and services to support UCL's research Case study: RITS’ Legion cluster is providing UCL astrophysicists with the computing firepower they need to help pinpoint exoplanets capable of supporting alien lifeforms. Read more. Case Study: Buying into part of the Legion high performance computing cluster has helped Professor Andrew Phillips to enhance HIV research by deploying computer simulation models of HIV infection, progression, resistance, and treatment with antiretroviral therapies. Read more Case Study: We collaborated with Professor David Balding of the UCL Genetics Institute on the development of LikeLTD: a forensic DNA analysis package, used to assess the weight of evidence from partial DNA samples. Read more Case Study: The Research Data Storage service is bringing real benefits to a flagship project aiming to preserve and publicise the writings of one of Britain’s most iconic philosophers. Read more Case Study: The Research Software Development Group was brought in to help identify and fix a problem with HemeLB: an open-source computational suite for fluid dynamics simulations of blood flow. Read more Case study: UCL Consultants use IRIS, the one stop shop for information about research at UCL, to search for academic experts who may be interested in taking on consultancy projects with external organisations. Read more About Research IT Services Computationally intensive researchData storage and sharingResearch software developmentTraining for research IT skillsResearch management applications Showcase Whatever your field of research, we want to help you to discover new ways of integrating IT into your work. Have a look at our case studies to read about some of the groups we've already helped. People We are able to help you to bridge the gap between research and information technology because of our wealth of experience across academia, industry and IT.