Using VR, AR and data visualisation in research

It was another sell-out crowd for our 5th Digital Research Conversation, held on 10th September, where our five speakers discussed Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and data visualisation. Augmented Reality is where a real-world environment is enhanced with computer-generated information such as digital images, projections and holograms eg. Pokemon GO. Virtual Reality is where … Continue reading “Using VR, AR and data visualisation in research”

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Popular discussion topics for researchers

The Digital Research Conversations (DRC) are a series of sessions where we encourage researchers from across the University of Birmingham to come together to discuss topics around data management. As we start planning the sixth DRC, I’ve been looking back at past DRC’s to assess the most popular topics and whether we could update on … Continue reading “Popular discussion topics for researchers”

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Industrial Placement at ARC

For a University student used to leisurely starts, the prospect of starting work at 9am on a Monday morning was rather alien, however, after a strong coffee, I was soon awake and ready to complete the day’s work with enthusiasm. I have worked as a part of Advanced Research Computing for 3 months and the … Continue reading “Industrial Placement at ARC”

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Welcome to our new BEAR Champions!

We were very pleased to welcome three BEAR Champions to the BEAR team last week. Jason Turner (Institute of Inflammation and Ageing), Tom Goodman (Computer Science) and Davide Gerosa (Physics and Astronomy) will be working with us over the coming months to spread the word in their areas about how BEAR can help you in … Continue reading “Welcome to our new BEAR Champions!”

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Could you be a BEAR Champion?

We are launching an exciting new initiative to help spread the word about BEAR services. Have you found BEAR services that have helped you in your research? Do you want to help others get access to the secure storage and fast data processing available? Have the BEAR software team helped you to write code? Do … Continue reading “Could you be a BEAR Champion?”

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2019 BEAR PGR Conference – an attendees’ perspective

2019 BEAR PGR Conference On Friday 12th April over 50 researchers gathered in the Alan Walters building for the 9th PGR conference for a packed day of presentations and posters. The conference was opened by Dr Hassan Hemida who explained how computational fluid dynamics is used to model and analyse the effect of tunnel pressure, … Continue reading “2019 BEAR PGR Conference – an attendees’ perspective”

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