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RTP 10 year celebration seminar: Research Computing

Wednesday 1st May 2024, 3-5pm - In-person event

Location: Physics Lecture Theatre (PLT), Physics Concourse, Physical Sciences Building (second floor)

The Research Technology Platform (RTP) Department is hosting a seminar series to celebrate 10 years of the RTP programme.

This seminar brings together technical specialists from the Scientific Computing and Bioinformatics RTPs as well as the University's Research Computing team. It is open to all academic staff and students who are interested in finding out more about research computing services and infrastructure at the University and how the RTPs can support your research in areas such as data analysis and visualisation, machine learning and web development. You will also have an opportunity to hear from academics who have benefited from the RTP equipment, expertise and services.


Welcome and introduction 3pm- Dr Ian Hancox, Director of Research Technology and Technical Strategy

Research computing support available through the RTPs

  • Professor Sascha Ott, Director of the Bioinformatics RTP
  • Dr Matt Ismail, Technical Director of Research Computing
  • Dr Miguel-Alfonso Oliveira, Facilities Manager, Scientific Computing RTP

How the RTPs have supported research at Warwick:

  • Professor Katherine Astbury, School of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Dr Sarah Trinder, Research Fellow, School of Life Sciences
  • Dr Gabriele Sosso, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Posters from RTP users:

  • Shambhawee Neupane, School of Life Sciences

  • Charlotte Gannon, Psychology
  • Dr Laura Baxter, Bioinformatics RTP, on the PhytoBacExplorer system

Further posters are invited from students that have used RTP facilities.

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About the RTPs

Warwick’s RTPs provide an integrated network of world-class facilities and expertise that enable researchers to perform outstanding science. In 2024 we are celebrating 10 years of the RTP programme, which has grown from 5 RTPs when it first started in 2014, to 13 RTPs and 70 dedicated staff members today.

The RTPs are open to access for researchers across the University as well as external clients from industry and academia, supporting innovation at regional, national and international scales. Each RTP is operated by a dedicated technical team who are experts in their fields and provide bespoke advice, analysis and training. Visit the RTP website.

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