Category Archives: Spotlight

Spectra Logic and iRODS Consortium Partner to Provide Glacier-Like Tier of Storage for Data-Driven Organizations

Spectra Logic, a global leader in data management and data storage solutions, today announced a collaboration with the iRODS Consortium to create a joint solution built upon Spectra Vail® software, Spectra BlackPearl® S3 storage and the iRODS data management platform. The combined solution enables customers to use industry-standard cloud interfaces for on-premises disk and on-premises […]

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EduHeLx: A Cloud-based Programming Platform for Data Science Education

The EduHeLx pilot experiment informed future thinking about incorporating cloud-based technologies in UNC-CH courses, including courses in the new UNC-CH School of Data Science & Society (SDSS)

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RENCI Leadership Assigned to Lead Implementation of the UNC School of Data Science & Society

RENCI Director, Stan Ahalt, and Chief Operating Officer, Jay Aikat, will take on secondary appointments as Inaugural Dean and Senior Associate Dean, respectively.

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Data Matters short-course series is back for August 2022

Annual data science series returns via Zoom  Now in its ninth year, Data Matters 2022, a week-long series of one and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research, and government, will take place August 8 – 12 virtually via Zoom. The short course series is sponsored by the Odum Institute for Research […]

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RENCI and RTI International expand strategic partnership

RTI International (RTI), a nonprofit research institute, has recently established a strategic partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) to build upon the success of existing collaborations and jointly seek out new research opportunities in areas such as data modernization, data science, and team science solutions.

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RENCI named as partner in NSF institute to establish new field of imageomics

Imageomics Institute will advance computational methods for studying Earth’s biodiversity RENCI has been named as a partner on an ambitious new effort to use images of living organisms as the basis for understanding biological processes of life on Earth. The project, to be led by faculty from The Ohio State University’s Translational Data Analytics Institute, […]

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RENCI joins researchers across the US in supporting NSF Major Facilities with data lifecycle management efforts through new NSF-funded Center of Excellence

When it comes to research, having a strong cyberinfrastructure that supports advanced data acquisition, storage, management, integration, mining, visualization, and computational processing services can be vital. However, building cyberinfrastructures (CI) — especially ones that aim to support multiple varied and complex scientific facilities — is a challenge. In 2018, a team of researchers from institutions […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International selected to provide data management, stewardship to NIH-funded researchers focused on the opioid and pain management public health crises

UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International have been selected to provide data management, stewardship to NIH-funded researchers focused on the opioid and pain management public health crises.

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Training, talks, and a hackathon bring users together for iRODS 2019 User Group Meeting

Seats are filling fast for international gathering of data management experts Users of the integrated Rule Oriented Data System (iRODS) will gather at Utrecht University in the Netherlands June 26-27 for an annual opportunity to discuss iRODS-enabled applications and discoveries.

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RENCI to Lead Two $1 Million Grants to Support Data-Intensive Scientific Research

Projects aim to improve scientific productivity and protect data from inadvertent errors Two new $1 million awards from the National Science Foundation aim to help researchers take advantage of the latest advances in data science, networking and computation while protecting the integrity of their scientific work. The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) of the University of […]

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