By Niall Beard, myGrid, University of Manchester
By Aleksandra Pawlik, Training Leader.
Last month saw us run a special Software Carpentry course for students undertaking the MSc in Clinical Bioinformatics course at the University of Manchester. This combines an academic curriculum with a work-based programme.
The students are already qualified professionals and based at various clinical units throughout the UK, with teaching take place during short, intense training sessions.
The instructors at the Software Carpentry workshop were the Institute’s Aleksandra Nenadic, who taught for the first time, and myself. We…
By Helen Jackson and Carl Reynolds, academic clinical fellow and CEO, Open Healthcare UK.
The NHS Hack Day (NHSHD) series was the brainchild of Dr Carl Reynolds, an academic clinical fellow in respiratory medicine and founder and CEO of Open Healthcare UK. NHS Hack Day, London Edition 2014, will take place in May with the final date to be confirmed very soon. This will be the seventh event in a very successful series of hack events with a healthcare theme.
On how he had the idea, Carl says "I was whinging about broken NHS IT, and Tom [Taylor] told me about the recent hack…