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Stanford and Berkeley Research Computing teams convene to compare, contrast, and build bridges

Stanford and Berkeley Research Computing teams tour the NERSC data center tour, Shyh Wang Hall, 29 Jan 2016

On January 29th, 2016 the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab High Performance Computing Services team hosted Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) program staff and Stanford Research Computing team members for a day of briefings, discussion, and bridge-building across the three institutions’ research IT support programs.

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BRC Program receives NSF grant for Cyberinfrastructure Engineer

NSF site announcement of CI Engineer award to UC Berkeley

A Cyberinfrastructure Engineer funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)  will soon begin to help researchers adapt and scale research workflows to take advantage of campus cyberinfrastructure including the Berkeley Research Computing (BRC) resources, the Science DMZ and associated high-speed networking, and high-speed data transfer tools. The position will be funded by an ACI Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC-NIE) grant awarded by the NSF in December 2015, and will augment the BRC Program’s staff.

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Research websites launch with hosting from Digital Humanities Program

Screenshots from sites hosted by the Digital Humanities Program

The Digital Humanities at Berkeley program, a partnership between the Dean of Arts and Humanities and Research IT, has recently launched three websites that disseminate the research and/or pedagogy of faculty members engaged in digital humanities. While website hosting is not a common-good service provided by IST, researchers involved with the digital humanities program have indicated that web hosting is essential infrastructure for their work.