IT Services is running a series of courses aimed at staff and postgraduates undertaking or interested in computational research. The courses are staged to lead you from understanding basic principles such as accessing high performance computing facilities to programming using parallel languages/extensions. Understanding the masses of data we collect is also covered via a … [Read more...] about Training Courses in Computational Research
Social Anthropology with methods@manchester Ethnography at Work Showcase This workshop is designed to be taken by 3rd year undergraduates and postgraduate students who are interested in how ethnographic methods might be used in applied settings whether that is in business, government or development contexts. You will receive short introductory talks from academic and applied … [Read more...] about Social Anthropology with Methods@Manchester
‘Working with digital archives’, research workshop organised by Manchester Digital Media Network and sponsored by Research Institute for Cosmopolitan Cultures. 17 March 2011, 3-6pm, University Place 4,211. Attendance is free. Tea and coffee will be provided. This half-day workshop explores technical, methodological and cultural issues associated with increasing use of … [Read more...] about Working with Digital Archives
www.bl.uk www.bl.uk Social Sciences at the British Library: Did you know? · The Social Science team at the British Library has been in place since 2007. We have a large team of curators across the social sciences to support your research. · Our collections include newspapers, magazines, oral history interviews, images, music and manuscripts as well as journals, books … [Read more...] about Social Sciences at the BL – Did You Know?
Freedom of information legislation (the UK and Scottish Freedom of Information Acts, and the Environmental Information Regulations) is highly relevant to researchers in Higher Education: as creators of information and/or data, they need to comply with the requirements of the law with regards to allowing access to their research outputs; and as users, they might make use of FoI … [Read more...] about Freedom of Information Act – PG Training