3-month report: December to February 2016

Highlights The Live Data project steering group are very happy with our progress and have asked us to run a larger event aimed at academics, publishers and the press where we will discuss the future of data publication and visualization. … Continue reading

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3-month report: September to November 2015

Highlights Projects and service development The University IT Innovation Challenges funded the Blender 3D project which is progressing well. The Project Manager Rowan Wilson has setup the software needed on the new hardware (dual titan CUDA capable GTX graphic card, … Continue reading

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3-month report: June to August 2015

Highlights We’re very pleased to welcome Martin Hadley to the research support team. Martin will focus on supporting academics in using a variety of tools for preparing and sharing data sets, and in particular academics interested in using data visualization to connect … Continue reading

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3-month report: March to May 2015

Highlights With the end of the ORDS early-life support project approaching the project team have been working hard to iron out bugs and set up the support and maintenance for the ongoing service. The service will be offered by research … Continue reading

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3-month report: December to February 2015

Highlights Another great quarter for actively engaging the researchers: the Things to do with data, Data visualization and Corpus Linguistics seminar series, training in using ORDS, XML editing with Oxygen, the TEI Guidelines, XPath Searching,  agent-based modelling, and a new … Continue reading

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3-month report: September to November 2014

Highlights  As part of the DiXiT project our ER, Magdalena Turska, has been working with the TEI Consortium’s Mellon-funded TEI Simple project. Her work has involved the migration of the reference corpora into the TEI Simple tagset as well as prototyping an implementation of the … Continue reading

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3-month report: June to August 2014

Highlights Congratulations to the ORDS project team! We can now offer a service for researchers to securely create, populate and share relational databases. This is the culmination effort from across IT Services over several years where the team navigated a … Continue reading

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3-month report: March to May 2014

Highlights James Cummings has recruited the DiXiT project’s Oxford Marie Curie ITN Experienced Researcher: Magdalena Turska started started work on 1 April 2014 for 20 months investigating and implementing improvements to the requirements for publication of scholarly digital editions. During … Continue reading

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3-month report: Dec to Feb 2014

Highlights The University launched a data support service for researchers website to bring together all the support researchers can currently get with respect to managing their data. Our team will work with colleagues in the libraries and admin departments to … Continue reading

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3-month report (November 2013)

Highlights The ABM service is growing. We have taken advice from the ITLP team and introduced a new one hour lunchtime talk which was so popular Ken had to do an additional talk on the same day to cater for … Continue reading

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