RCC Comings & Goings

RCC is excited to welcome Drupal programmer Erin Dame to the Software Development Group.  Erin has been working with RCC as a contractor on the Institute for Health Policy and Practice Medicaid Quality Information System (MQIS) project since December of 2013.  As a full time staff member, Erin will continue to apply his skills to MQIS as well as to other new projects requiring Drupal web programming. 

Moving Big Data

The Operating Innovative Networks (OIN) workshop was held on the UNH campus August 26 – 27, 2014.  The workshop brought together networking experts from around the country to train university network engineers to build networks to support data intensive science.

In attendance from RCC were Rob Anderson, Patrick Messer, Mark Maciolek, and Tom Baker.  Participants learned about science DMZ construction and dynamic networks. They were also given the opportunity to perform hands-on problem solving in virtual environments. 

Register Now for 2015 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit, February 9-11

The ARPA-E Summit - the preeminent energy innovation event of the year - will be held February 9-11, 2015 at the Gaylord Convention Center outside Washington, DC. Now in its sixth year, the Summit offers a unique, three-day program aimed at moving disruptive energy technologies out of the lab and into the market. 

National Academies Roundtable on Science & Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use

The National Academies Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Roundtable will host its second workshop entitled Transportation of Laboratory Animals on September 3rd & 4th, 2014 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.  The workshop will also be webcast live (registration required).  The workshop is part of its series, ILAR Roundtable o

UNH Research Digest ‒ July 2014

The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.

Preview a few of July’s stories below. Find the rest of the July Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.

Sept 12 Webinar: Fundamentals of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the NIH Grants Process

Megan Columbus, Director, Office of Communications and Outreach Office of Extramural Research, NIH and NIH Program Manager for Electronic Receipt of Grant Applications, will present a webinar, Fundamentals of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the NIH Grants Process, on Friday, September 12, 2014, 1:00-3:00 pm in the UNH Memorial Union (MUB) Theater 1. A question & answer session will follow the prepared presentation.

Data Sharing: Perspectives from across the Academic Spectrum

What are the barriers and benefits of sharing data and the move towards more transparency in science?  Nature’s “Data Matters” blog presents interviews with scientists, funders, and librarians wherein they share their thoughts on these and related matters.  From paleontology to neuroscience, from ecology to genomics, and including representatives of funding agencies and organizations that curate and safeguard data, the interviewees address issues such as the state of, and problems with, data sharing

Two More Institutions Implement UNH’s Chemical Management System

Bridgewater State University and Carleton College have joined the more than 20 colleges and universities around the country using UNHCEMS®, a web-deployed chemical inventory management system that enables colleges and universities to manage their hazardous materials inventory from procurement to disposal.  UNHCEMS® was designed by UNH’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety and the UNH Research Computing Center in 2001, and is continually enhanced to meet the ongoing and future needs of subscribers.

US EPA Steps Up Enforcement of Oil Pollution Prevention Regulations in New England

The U.S. EPA has stepped up enforcement of federal oil pollution prevention regulations in Region One, the six New England states. These rules require specific facilities to prepare, amend, and implement Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans to prevent oil discharges to navigable waters and adjoining shorelines.             Full article

Interested in Open Access? Open Education? Open Data?

If so, OpenCon 2014 may be for you.  OpenCon is “a conference to take place in November aimed at mobilising (sic) support around open access, open educational resources and open data amongst early career researchers” and students.  OpenCon 2014 will take place November 15-17 in Washington, DC


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