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- COSMOS project launches, funded with €2m from EC 8th October '12
- Oxford e-Research Centre is a core participant in a newly launched global effort to enable free and open sharing of metabolomics data. Coordinated by Dr Christoph Steinbeck of the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, COSMOS (Coordination of Standards in Metabolomics) will bring together European data providers to set and promote community standards that will make it easier to disseminate metabolomics data through life science e-infrastructures. This Coordination Action has been financed with €2 million by the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme.
- Aiming to make research data more interpretable, reusable and visible 30th September '12
- We are pleased to announce that Dr Susanna-Assunta Sansone will be working with Nature Publishing Group from October 2012 as a consultant developing products aimed to make research data more interpretable, reusable and visible.
- New Director of Oxford e-Research Centre 21st August '12
- Prof David De Roure has been appointed as Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre, succeeding Prof Anne Trefethen who became Oxford's Chief Information Officer earlier this year. David will continue the Centre's commitment to technical innovation and the generation of new research outcomes and capabilities through collaborations across the University, and is looking forward to building on the Centre's international reputation in e-Science and advanced digital scholarship.
- Oxford recognised by GCHQ as leader in cyber security 2nd April '12
- It was announced today by GCHQ, one of the three UK intelligence agencies, that Oxford University has been recognised as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. The award recognises the University’s long track record of excellence in this area of research and aims to ensure that work done at Oxford helps to protect the UK from cyber attack as well as opening up new business and research opportunities.
- University of Oxford awarded £3.7 million to promote high performance computing 26th March '12
- The University of Oxford is pleased to announce that it has been successful in attracting £3.7m of funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) through a collaborative bid with the Universities of Bristol, Southampton and UCL to create a Centre for Innovation in High Performance Computing methods and technologies.