// Archives

Development of computational platform to support use of Genome Wide Association Studies

Post by Dr. Philip Quinlan, Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC) The Advanced Data Analysis Centre (ADAC) provides world-leading data analysis expertise, and can assist in developing analytical processes and pipelines. We are currently working in conjunction with the ‘Crops for the Future’ Research Centre at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus to develop a computational platform to …

Digital Engagement in Politics and Law: Digital Research Case Study 13 2017

Researchers in the Schools of Law and Politics often work in sensitive and challenging research areas which are difficult to engage research participants and members of the public in. You may have come across my blog series on Digital Engagement, which inspired a new digital engagement project. Jan Meyer-Sahling, Professor of Political Science and Richard …

Digital Sociology: Digital Research Case Study 3 2017

The School of Sociology and Social Policy is home to many researchers who could benefit from the use of digital technologies, but miss out on these opportunities due to a perceived lack of relevance. As a first step toward challenging this perception, the digital research team have facilitated an interdisciplinary collaboration between Christian Karner, Associate …

Secure RDM in Education: Digital Research Case Study 2 2017

The School of Education works with a vast range of personally sensitive research data, much of which involves teaching and learning with children. The SoE also has a significant throughput of post-graduate researchers per year, meaning research data is being created and archived quickly. An added complexity is that much of this data is gathered …

Computational Geography: Digital Research Case Study 1 2017

The School of Geography has several researchers who require large amounts of computational power to analyse their research data. The digital research team are trialing a new Research Software Engineering (RSE) service which will offer support and consultancy in the use of high performance computing. The RSEs will help researchers to gain access to different …

COMPARE – an overview

The Centre for Membrane Proteins and Receptors (COMPARE) is a Signature Research Centre, jointly funded by the Universities of Nottingham and Birmingham. COMPARE is built around optical imaging as a research method, and seeks to link together pools of microscopes at the two institutions so as to enhance research output. Ultimately, a University of Nottingham researcher …

Digital Research: Case Studies Blog Series

The Digital Research Environment Strategy Group has been reflecting on whether Nottingham’s Digital Research Environment provides the level of support needed to match the ambition of our research strategy. By providing a leading Digital Research Environment we aim to make Nottingham a destination for forward thinking researchers who are enabled to answer challenging and far …

Digital Engagement: An Introductory Blog Series

As a Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher, talking with colleagues from other fields about digital engagement and impact always used to surprise me. For many, it was something that was only ever possible or relevant toward the end of a research project, while for others it was not always seen as beneficial (and perhaps something of …