Recent News

Information Technology Services Research Services (ITS-RS) recently filled four positions; a combination of new and existing roles. The new positions support data-intensive computing and self-service improvements that are funded through the University budget process.

BIOS:7600:0003 Advanced Biostatistics Seminar, March 13-May 1, 2019 (except March 20 which is during Spring Break)

The International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) will be held in Frankfurt, Germany June 16-21, 2019. Please note the upcoming submission deadlines: Research Paper submissions are due January 7 and Tutorials and Project Poster submissions are due February 6.

Upcoming Events

Introduction to High Performance Computing (Using Argon)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The University of Iowa provides High Performance Computing environment with Argon Cluster, which consists of 9688 cores and 346 compute nodes,  19376 Threads/Slots, 25 Nvidia P100 Accelerators and 2 login nodes....

Machine Learning with Python

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 9:30am to 12:30pm

ITS-Research Services and Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are hosting a Machine Learning with Python Workshop on February 13, 2019 - 9:30 Am - 12:30 Am. ...

Data visualization - static and interactive using R

Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10:00am to 12:00pm

This workshop will show how interactive visualizations can be created directly within R for use within web pages, R markdown documents, R notebooks, or Shiny. This hands-on workshop will provide specific examples of creating interactive visualizations using popular JavaScript libraries without needing to know JavaScript. JavaScript libraries that will be shown within R include: plotly, leaflet, DataTables, highcharts, D3. The workshop will work through examples as a group and also give time...

Introduction to Python Data Analytics

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:30pm to 3:30pm

ITS-Research Services and Iowa Informatics Initiative (UI3) are hosting an Introductory Python workshop on May 28, 2019  from 9:30 Am - 12:30 Pm. ...

Mixed-effects models and related topics with R

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 9:30am to 11:30am

This course provides a practical introduction to mixed-models and related topics with R. These models allow for the analysis of nested and cross-classified data. Nested and cross-classified data structures occur often in many contexts (e.g. students nested within classrooms or schools, patients nested within clinicians, teeth nested within mouth, repeated observations nested within subject, etc). Participants will learn how to use a variety of mixed models and related packages available in R ...