Events

Events

February 2017

February 28, 2017 -
17:00 to 19:00

Modern advances in the computing power of desktops and clusters may leave users wondering whether supercomputers still serve a purpose for research.

This seminar will bring together local experts in high-performance computing from the Oxford e-Research Centre, Oxford University's Advanced Research Computing service, and the Diamond Light Source facility at Harwell for an overview of what these machines are and what they can do for research across the whole range of academic disciplines.

  • Seminar
  • No booking required
  • Open to all

March 2017

March 1, 2017 (All day)

This free one-day workshop, led by Professor Min Chen, Professor of Scientific Visualization at the University of Oxford’s e-Research Centre, will provide expert insight into the fast-moving and fast-growing area of visualization, which is key to meeting the challenge of understanding and communicating complex data in many different disciplines.

  • Workshop
  • Registration required
  • Lunch provided
March 1, 2017 - 13:00

Christophe Dubach from University of Edinburgh will present a seminar entitled: Lift: Future-Proofing High Performance Applications with a Functional Data-Parallel Language and Rewrite Rules.

  • Seminar
  • Open to all
  • Many-Core Series
  • Lunch provided
March 8, 2017 -
13:00 to 14:00

Research Software Engineer Ania Brown will be presenting a seminar, Towards Achieving GPU-Native Adaptive Mesh Refinement, as part of the Many-Core Series.

Modern simulations model increasingly complex multiscale systems, and the need to capture details at multiple length scales can lead to large memory requirements. Adaptive mesh refinement is a method for reducing memory cost.

  • Seminar
  • No booking required
  • Open to all
  • Many-Core Series
  • Lunch provided
March 10, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:00

The Oxford e-Research Centre is pleased to welcome Dr Nicholas Cole (History, Pembroke College) and Dr Alfie Abdul-Rahman (Visualization, e-Research Centre). They will present a seminar examining the work of the Quill Project, which aims to become the definitive source available for the study of the origins of the text of the Constitution of the United States and, subsequently, state constitutions. 

  • Seminar
  • No booking required
  • Open to all
  • Coffee and cakes
March 27, 2017 (All day) to March 29, 2017 (All day)

All members of the research software community are invited to discuss the implication of Internet of Things (IOT) and Open Data for research at The Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop CW17. 

  • Workshop
  • Conference
  • Registration required

April 2017

April 21, 2017 (All day)

The University of Oxford e-Research Centre and Centre for Digital Scholarship are delighted to announce a day's symposium and hack on sonification.

  • Workshop
  • Registration required

July 2017

July 3, 2017 (All day) to July 7, 2017 (All day)

The annual Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School offers training to anyone with an interest in the Digital Humanities, including academics at all career stages, students, project managers, and people who work in IT, libraries, and cultural heritage.

  • Workshop
  • Registration required
  • Open to all