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Taming Big Data with Python | Thursday 23 March from 6pm 

The next python user group (LSE PUG) meet-up will feature Patrick Morris (BlackRock) on ‘Taming Big Data with Python’.

Demonstrating data ingest and visualisation, the session will use common Python libraries such as Pandas and Matplotlib. These powerful and comprehensive toolsets allow for the reading and writing of different files, data cleansing, data wrangling and visualisation.

All are welcome to the talk taking place on Thursday 23rd March in PAR.LG.03 between 6-8pm. RSVP to: […]

March 15th, 2017|IMT Events|0 Comments|

Pop up repair clinic: Learn to fix your broken IT equipment

Don’t throw away that broken phone, repair it! As part of Green Week 2017, the IMT Green Impact group and LSE Sustainability are hosting a pop up repair clinic to help you learn to fix your tech.

LSE PUG Event: A Gentle Introduction to Neural Networks…

The next LSE Python User Group event will feature Tariq Rashid on ‘A Gentle Introduction to Neural Networks … and making your own with Python’.

Taking place on Tuesday 28 February between 6 – 8pm in NAB.2.04, all are welcome and light refreshments will be served.

Session Synopsis: 

Neural networks are not only a powerful data science tool, they’re at the heart […]

February 20th, 2017|IMT Events, IT News|2 Comments|

LSE PUG Event: Data Science with Python (An Introduction)

The next LSE Python User Group (LSE PUG) will take place on Wednesday 30 November between 6-8pm in Room 1.15, NAB.

Data Science with Python (An Introduction) will feature Patrick Morris from BlackRock demonstrating a clean install of Anaconda distribution before using the Jupyter notepad (part of the Anaconda package) to explore some of the recent US election polling data.

If you would […]

November 18th, 2016|IMT Events, IT News|0 Comments|

Student IT Open Forum @ 11am, Tues 29 Nov, LSE LIFE WS2

Nick Deyes, Director of IMT invites you to give your opinions on how IT services could be improved on Tuesday 29 November from 11:00 – 13:00 in Workspace 2, LSE LIFE.

The IT Open Forum is a fantastic opportunity for you to give direct feedback and ask questions about LSE IT services. This year, some of the teams facilitating conversations include:

AV and Learning […]

LSE PUG Event: Using Python on Fabian

The next meeting for the LSE Python User Group (LSE PUG) will feature the High Performance Computing (HPC) team giving a demonstration of how to use Python coding with Fabian, the LSE HPC service.

Taking place on Wednesday 12 October between 6-8pm in the Alumni Theatre (NAB), the session will focus on illustrating a number of ways you can use […]

October 5th, 2016|IMT Events, IT News|0 Comments|
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    The LSE HPC Service, Fabian | New Guidance & Training Workshops

The LSE HPC Service, Fabian | New Guidance & Training Workshops

Over the past few months there have been a number of significant developments with the High Performance Computing (HPC) service (known as Fabian) details of which can be found at lse.ac.uk/hpc. Notably, we now offer a new getting started guide which describes how to login, transfer files and run jobs on Fabian as well as introductory and bespoke training workshops. 
The […]

August 16th, 2016|IMT Events|0 Comments|

Cloud Computing Event Details -Spaces Still Available!

There are still spaces available for the Cloud Computing workshop taking place on Friday 8 July between 14:00 – 17:30 in 32L.LG.04.

Hosted by Amazon and the LSE High Performance Computing (HPC) Team, the session will consist of a number of presentations from Amazon on the various cloud services they offer and how these are used by researchers:

14:00-14:15 Welcome and Introductions
14:15-15:00 Introduction to […]

Cloud Computing Workshop | HPC Event

The LSE High Performance Computing (HPC) team, in partnership with Amazon, are running a workshop on Cloud Computing on Friday 8 July between 14:00 – 17:00 (location tbc).

Open to all academic staff, PGR and PGT students at LSE, the session will consist of a number of presentations from Amazon on the various cloud services they offer and how these […]

LSE PUG Meetup: Data Mining with Python

The next LSE PUG meet up will take place on Wednesday 25 May between 6-8pm in 32L.LG.03.

Join Patrick Morris from BlackRock and Tim Monteath from LSE as they demo how to use Python for data mining. Patrick in particular will be using a list of exoplanets from NASA, loading it using Python so as to explore the data and then using Pandas via […]

May 22nd, 2016|IMT Events|0 Comments|