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Helping Research with Windows Virtual Desktop

This post highlights the University’s Windows Virtual Desktop service, which can be used to assist research during the COVID-19 lockdown. When COVID-19 hit, researchers found they no longer had access to software on computers in their offices or to resources, such as Augusta (the University’s High Performance Computer), that have historically been accessible only from …

Cloud computing – an introduction

In this blog, we discuss how researchers can use cloud computing to enrich their analyses and overcome challenges of remote working. COVID-19 is forcing us to rethink processes and develop new digital skills. An attractive option is cloud computing, which can help researchers perform specialist tasks on virtual, “rented” computers. Microsoft Azure is one of …