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Stretch your FCA further using ht_helper for improved efficiency on Savio

ht_helper usage (screenshot from GitHub)

The ht_helper utility is available to assist researchers in using Savio, the shared campus high performance computing (HPC) cluster, more efficiently. The utility can make a dramatic difference in maximizing the quantity of computation a researcher can perform using the Berkeley Research Computing Program’s free Faculty Computing Allowance.

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Research IT presence at annual UCCSC 2017 gathering

UCCSC 2017 - UC Research in the Cloud(s) Panel - slide #1
This year’s University of California Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) included a new track -- Research IT -- and was hosted at the beautiful UC San Diego (UCSD) campus August 7–9, 2017. The annual conference gathered together over 500 people from all 10 UC campuses, 3 Medical Center campuses, and the Office of the President.
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BRC is recruiting: Research Computing Support internships and Domain Consultant position

Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) logo

It’s the start of Fall semester, and the Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) Program is recruiting for undergraduate and graduate student positions!

Research Computing Support (undergraduate internships)

First, BRC is seeking multiple Research Computing Support interns. The positions are open to UC Berkeley undergraduate students in any year and any major, with expected graduation between May 2018 - May 2022. Here’s the job description:

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Seismologist processes earthquake waveforms recorded by smartphones on multiple platforms

MyShake users across the globe

Growing up in Anyang, in a central region of China greatly impacted by earthquakes, Qingkai Kong was inspired to do research in seismology precisely because earthquakes are serious natural hazards that affect communities worldwide. Berkeley’s proximity to the Hayward Fault influenced his decision to complete his graduate studies under Richard Allen at the UC Berkeley Seismology Lab.

Research IT Aligns with CTL and ETS to Improve Faculty Support

Teaching and Research Resource Fair, 18 April 2017, Academic Innovation Studio

Effective August 1, 2017, Research IT, the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), and Educational Technology Services (ETS) have been aligned into a single portfolio. Larry Conrad, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer and Cathy Koshland, Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education agreed jointly that this move would provide enriched more streamlined support to faculty.

CollectionSpace UI Rewrite: Milestone 4 Update

CollectionSpace templates (UI Rewrite, Milestone 4) - animated GIF

Ray Lee of UC Berkeley’s Research IT department is the lead for the CollectionSpace UI rewrite project, code-named “Drydock.” The following piece describes progress in improving record types, template selection, and custom validation functionality in CollectionSpace. This work is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to LYRASIS, CollectionSpace’s institutional home.

 

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