New Coding Club Starting Up in January!

We are setting up a Coding Club from January for researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham to help them meet the goal of the Software Sustainability Institute of “Better Software, Better Research” i.e. if the software is incorrect then the resulting research will be too (https://doi.org/10.1038/467775a). We aim to build a community of … Continue reading “New Coding Club Starting Up in January!”

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BEAR PGR Conference 2021 – A view from the inside by Yordanka Dimcheva (Modern Language)

The following was written by Yordanka Dimcheck, who is a PhD student from Modern Languages and was one of the people responsible for marketing. Starting my Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham in a year marked by a global pandemic and unprecedented challenges in terms of how we communicate and do social research inevitably affected … Continue reading “BEAR PGR Conference 2021 – A view from the inside by Yordanka Dimcheva (Modern Language)”

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Open Research Forum

The Open Research Forum event was a 4-event series that focussed on highlighting the opportunities of cross-discipline engagement with Open Science through practical examples presented by UoB staff and external colleagues. The event aired ( via Zoom ) through lunch time sessions over 4 days and covered Day 1 : Launch Event Day 2 : … Continue reading “Open Research Forum”

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BEAR PGR Conference 2021

We are happy to announce that the inaugural BEAR PGR committee met a couple of weeks ago to start planning for the next 11th PGR conference. The conference is organised by a team of Ph.D. students and the aim is to invite students from across the university to present their research work with a focus … Continue reading “BEAR PGR Conference 2021”

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Matlab Special Interest Group Chair required

The Matlab Special Interest Group (SIG) was created in 2008 to create a group of liked minded individuals who can discuss their research using Matlab and present it to others.  To date, we have over 100 members as part of the mailing list and are one of the most widely used research applications here at … Continue reading “Matlab Special Interest Group Chair required”

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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!”

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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