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The National Grid Service (NGS) aims to help UK academics and researchers carry out their research by providing easy to use access to computational, data and other resources. It is funded by two governmental bodies, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), and is preparing to enter its fourth phase. The NGS provides computing and data resources that are accessed through a standard common set of services, the Minimum Software Stack. NGS services are based on the Globus Toolkit for job submission and storage resource broker (SRB) for data management. NGS resources host a large number of scientific software packages, including SIESTA and GAUSSIAN. As well as providing access to compute and data resources, the NGS also offers training (through the National e-Science Centre in Edinburgh) and Grid support to all UK academics and researchers in grid computing. With more than 500 users and twenty nine sites, the NGS is rapidly expanding, with a mission to provide coherent electronic access for UK researchers to all computational and data based resources and facilities required to carry out their research, independent of resource or researcher location. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Grid Service)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'national grid service': 7 (0.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'national grid service' across all Ariadne articles: 10
  • Average number of references to 'national grid service' per Ariadne article: 1.43
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'national grid service': 2005-01
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  1. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. simon choppin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. carmen odell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. robert beagrie (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. dicky maidment-otlet (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Collaborations Workshop 2012: Software, Sharing and Collaboration in Oxford

Simon Choppin reports on a two-day software workshop held at The Queen’s College, Oxford over 21 - 22 March 2012.

April 2012, issue68, event report

Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade

Marion Tattersall, Carmen O'Dell and John Lewis report on Institutional Challenges in the Data Decade, organised by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) in partnership with the White Rose University Consortium and held 1-3 March 2011 at the University of Sheffield.

July 2011, issue67, event report

A Research Revolution: The Impact of Digital Technologies

Dicky Maidment-Otlet and Judy Redfearn describe a new JISC activity to highlight how digital technologies are changing research.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

Research Data Preservation and Access: The Views of Researchers

Neil Beagrie, Robert Beagrie and Ian Rowlands present findings from a UKRDS survey of researchers' views on and practices for preservation and dissemination of research data in four UK universities.

July 2009, issue60, feature article

Virtual Research Environments: Overview and Activity

Michael Fraser provides an overview of the virtual research environment (VRE) and introduces three JISC-funded projects in which Oxford University is participating.

July 2005, issue44, feature article

Integration and Impact: The JISC Annual Conference

Marieke Guy has collated reports on sessions from the JISC Annual Conference held in Birmingham.

July 2005, issue44, event report

A Tradition of Scholarly Documentation for Digital Objects: The Launch of the Digital Curation Centre

Philip Hunter reports on the launch of the DCC at the National eScience Centre in Edinburgh, November 2004.

January 2005, issue42, event report

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