Librarian-led research incubators, e-portfolios for promotion and tenure, content creation for visualization walls, and bulk OCR using a high performance computing (HPC) cluster shared the stage at UCLA on February 23rd for the second Digital Humanities Infrastructure Symposium. Organized by...Read more about Research IT Staff Present at UCLA Digital Humanities Infrastructure Symposium
A cohort of students in Haas’s Masters of Financial Engineering (MFE) program have been using Analytics Environments on Demand (AEoD) to work on their Applied Finance Projects, the final projects in the MFE program. Five Applied Finance Project teams used AEoD resources, serving a total of...Read more about New BRC service making an impact at Haas School of Business
A collection of digitized texts marks the start of a research project — or does it?
For many social sciences and humanities researchers, creating searchable, editable, and machine-readable digital texts out of heaps of paper in archival boxes or from books painstakingly sourced from...Read more about Go from Analog to Digital Texts with OCR
Construction has begun on a visualization wall at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology in Kroeber Hall that will immerse viewers in guided tours of archeology sites and other displays in 3D.
UC Berkeley’s Research IT has been working with Hearst Museum Director Ben Porter and the...Read more about Visualization wall under construction at Hearst Museum of Anthropology
A workshop will be offered Tuesday, March 7, 2017 on the use of Juypter notebooks on Savio, the UC Berkeley campus’s high-performance computing (HPC) cluster and on the other Berkeley Research Computing HPC clusters, Cortex and Vector.
The Jupyter Notebook is a web application that...Read more about Jupyter Notebooks on HPC: workshop on March 7, 2017
Love Your Data Week campaign comes to campus February 13th-17th to encourage and teach researchers how to manage, secure, publish, and license their data. The University Library and the Research Data Management Program will host a set of LYD Week events. Graduate students, researchers,...Read more about Love Your Data Week 2017
Research IT welcomes two UX/Visualization Interns, a Container Research and Development Intern, and a User-Centered Design Research Intern to our team for the Spring 2017 semester! Samba Njie Jr., one of our UX/Visualization Interns, will be generating visualizations and reports for Berkeley...Read more about Welcome to Research IT's Spring 2017 Interns
Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) is conducting a series of pilots to provide Instructional Computing Allowances to instructors who need significant computational resources for their classes. The first of these is beginning this semester (Spring 2017).
Classes across many departments are...Read more about BRC pilots Instructional Computing Allowances
Data scientists at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS) and the University of Washington’s eScience Institute teamed up with UCSF researchers to deliver a workshop on data-driven analysis and machine learning for neuroscience imaging data. The workshop was held in January 2017, and...Read more about Jetstream cloud support for multi-institutional data science workshops and research
Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Deb McCaffrey is now available to assist campus researchers, as BRCs latest domain consultant.
Domain consultants work primarily in their respective departments, while a part of their time is spent helping their peer...Read more about Deb McCaffrey joins BRC as a domain consultant