Research IT Services


About 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. 


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Research Computing Platforms

We offer a range of advanced platforms for computationally intensive research. These services are free for UCL researchers to use on a fair share basis.

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Research Data Services

Research Data Services enable safe storage and access for large volumes of research data. The services are available to UCL researchers, their partners and collaborators.

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Research Software Development

Our goal is to help researchers to produce high quality research software, from the simplest scripts to complex simulations running on state-of-the-art supercomputers.

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Research IT Applications

Within UCL, the Research IT Applications group provide applications to support projects throughout the research lifecycle - from innovation and funding through to publication and finding real-world applications for research outcomes.

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Research IT Training

We offer practical, hands-on training for a variety of IT skills related to research including high performance computing, research software engineering and programming.