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Making the Magic Happen with research data, software & infrastructure. Online careers event on 26 May 2022 for Research Technology Professionals including data engineers, data analysts, archivists, informaticians, statisticians, research software engineers, software developers, sys admin/DevOps, HPC experts, audio-visual technologists and individuals staffing core facilities. Keynote from Professor Neil Ferguson of Imperial College London. Chaired by Professor Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith from the University of Cambridge. This event is organised by Science and Engineering South, in collaboration with RSLondon and UCL eResearch Domain.

Event: Thursday 26 May 2022

Making the Magic Happen with research data, software & infrastructure | An opportunity to find out about research technology professionals and how they are essential to effective research across many domains.

A network server specialist programmes a computer server in the Data Center at University College London. credit: Alejandro Walter Salinas Lopez

Research technology professionals: the hidden roles behind research success

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©Diamond Light Source, 2021

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A researcher in the lab

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Jill Dando Institute Research Laboratory (JDIRL)

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Dr. Kirstie Whitaker is a Research Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Brain Mapping Unit at the University of Cambridge with a focus on brain development …

Guest Post: Indeed, it is time to share

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