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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

Research Technology Professionals play a crucial role in achieving high-quality research outputs. Supporting their career progression benefits the whole research community.

A researcher snaps a photograph of the recently assembled LUX-ZEPLIN xenon detector in the Surface Assembly Lab cleanroom at Sanford Underground Research Facility on July 26, 2019. Photo by Nick Hubbard.

SES members to receive £24m for particle physics research

Six SES members to receive a share of a £60m investment, which supports the next generation of particle physicists.

A lab at UCL where LEAF was developed. Alejandro Walter Salinas Lopez ©2019 UCL. ISD Digital Media. University College London. All rights reserved.

Making laboratories greener with LEAF

Historically, universities have lacked guidance on how to make labs more sustainable. Now SES members are using the LEAF framework to build sustainability into day-to-day lab usage.

A woman pictured using the UCL / Ventura developed CPAP breathing aid (credit: James Tye / UCL)

Using the equipment sharing database to tackle COVID-19

University equipment sharing databases were a response to new grant funding requirements, but Chris Wilkinson reports that the University of Cambridge’s database is taking on added significance in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash

SES universities take leading role in coronavirus research

Researchers from across Science and Engineering South (SES) member institutions have joined the international response to the coronavirus in an effort to develop treatments, vaccinations and protect communities.

The Green Dream Team

How efficient labs could progress sustainability and excellence in research. An exciting new tool is currently being piloted across the UK in an endeavour to …

Improving Research Workflows by Enabling High-speed Data Transfers

With the volume of data generated from research increasing rapidly and affecting a wider variety of fields and disciplines than ever before, the requirement for …

Interview: Dr. Richard Boardman

Getting from A to B How High-speed Data Transfer Could Power Science Dr. Richard Boardman from the µ-VIS Centre for Computed Tomography (an X-Ray Imaging …

Spotlight On: The BRAIN Centre

Each month we post a new edition to the SES ‘Spotlight On…’ series, showcasing equipment at our institutions, providing information and case studies for interested researchers/industries, and promoting …

Spotlight On: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Multi User Facility

Each month we post a new edition to the SES ‘Spotlight On…’ series, showcasing equipment at our institutions, providing information and case studies for interested researchers/industries, and promoting …

Spotlight On: DRIFTS Spectrometer

Each month we post a new edition to the SES ‘Spotlight On…’ series, showcasing equipment at our institutions, providing information and case studies for interested researchers/industries, and promoting …