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Centre review dr anna kenway centre manager 27 may 2005

Centre ReviewDr Anna KenwayCentre Manager27 May 2005


Report structure

Report Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Website Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


Report structure1

Report Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Websites Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


Summary figures to end of april 2005 45 months

Summary Figures to end of April 2005(45 months)

We have run 7.2 per month

(up from just under 7 at last Review - 8.5/month in last 9 months)

  • 23,976 delegate days (19,456)

  • 325 events (248)

  • 10,421 delegates (8,329)

  • 559 event days (in  938 working days)


Events held in the 4 th year to date from 1 aug 2004 to 30 april 2005

Events held in the 4th Year to date(from 1 Aug 2004 to 30 April 2005)

We had 77 (114) events:

(Year 3 figures in brackets)

  • 15 project meetings ( 7)

  • 1 research meeting( 8)

  • 23 workshops (34)

  • 0 schools(2)

  • 20 training sessions(18)

  • 9 outreach events(26)

  • 1 international meeting(6)

  • 5 conferences (4)

  • 3 e-Science management meetings (9)


Basic event statistics steady state saturation

Basic Event Statisticssteady state - saturation


Types of events by volume of delegate days

Types of events(by volume of delegate days)


Frequent flyers

Frequent Flyers


Uk support

UK Support

5368 people have registered in our database …


Attendance from different countries

Attendance from different countries

Involvement in EGEE reflected in increase in EU participation


Attendance from different sectors

Attendance from different sectors

Engagement with healthcare continues…


Sector involvement

Sector Involvement


Future events

Future Events

  • 43 already in an advanced stage of planning

  • Through to Feb 2006

  • Including…

    • 13 conferences

    • 10 workshops

    • 12 training events

      on a wide range of technical and scientific issues

      See:

      http://www.nesc.ac.uk/esi/


Pparc uk postgraduate school

PPARC UK Postgraduate School

  • Held in early May

  • Requested by PPARC – but others can attend

  • For students in their second year of their PhD

  • The third time we have run this event

  • A mixture of training, talks by students and seminars by practitioners as well as an evening invited speaker lecture – this year by Prof Peter Higgs (‘How I became a Boson’.)

  • Students very enthusiastic – with the exit evaluations largely rating every aspect as ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’.


Visiting researchers

Visiting Researchers

Feb 2005Jason Novotny Max-Planck-Institut für Gravitationsphysik

(OGSA-DAI/GridSphere) 

Nov 2004Dr Andrew Moore Carnegie Mellon University

(Large datasets/AstroGrid)

Oct 2004Dr Beth Plale Indiana University  

(OGSA-DAI)

Dr Ying Chen Jefferson Lab(ILDG) 

Dr Eric Neilsen Fermilab (ILDG) 

Timur Perelmutov Fermilab(SRM/GridPP)

Don Petravick Fermilab(SRM/GridPP)

Aug 2004Dr Seth Ruffins California Institute of Technology

(Mouse Atlas)

Continuing …Dr Jennifer SchopfArgonne(OGSA-DAI …)


Current visitors

Current Visitors

Prof Kai Nan Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

Dr Yongwei Wu Tsinghua University, Beijing

(OGSA-DAI and future collaborative work)


Report structure2

Report Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Websites Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


Websites

Websites

We now host:

  • http://www.nesc.ac.uk

  • http://www.allhands.org.uk

  • http://www.egee.nesc.ac.uk/

  • http://forum.dcc.ac.uk/registration/

    We have also registered:

  • http://www.iecnet.org.uk


Nesc web site statistics no bots or crawlers

NeSC Web site Statistics(no bots or crawlers)

From 1 August 2004 (Previous 3 years)

  • > 1.9 million successful requests (‘hits’) transferring 266 gigabytes of data (4.27 M transferring228 GB)

    In last week:

  • Average hits per day 9331 (8593)

  • Distinct files served 7793 (4642)

  • Average data transferred per day 1.79 GB (702 MB)

Conclusion: Less browsing – more file downloads …


Nesc website statistics

NeSC Website Statistics


Nesc technical report downloads

NeSC Technical Report Downloads

http://www.nesc.ac.uk/technical_papers/uk.html

96.5% of downloads are either .pdf or Power Point documents …


Report structure3

Report Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Websites Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


Core staff changes

Core Staff - changes

  • A further 2 trainers/software developers (funded from EGEE and eSTT) have been appointed – Dr Sara Collins and Dr Boon Low ...

  • We are looking for a new book-keeperagain.

  • We have appointed an outreach interface administrator Alison McCall with funding from DCC and EGEE, to support those activities.

  • We have appointed a new receptionist on a short term contract – Yvonne Anderson


Financing of staff phase 2

Financing of Staff Phase 2

Years 2004 - 2006

Fewer staff but delivering the same high quality and level of service to the UK e-Science community …


Administrative support for the core programme and other projects

Administrative Support for the Core Programme and Other Projects

  • Grants managed:

    • GridNet, (GridNet2)

    • eSTORM, eSTORM2

  • All Hands Meeting:

    • Paper submission, review process and CD production

    • Clerical support at the event

    • Serving on the committee

  • Web:

    • Secure website, email lists and archive

  • Digital Curation Centre:

    • Associates Network Forum

    • The Official Opening


Finances

Finances


Finances value added

Finances – Value Added

  • University of Edinburgh£ 9.84 M

  • University of Glasgow£ 1.92 M

  • IBM£ 1.06 M

  • SHEFC£ 2.28 M

  • EGEE£ 1.03 M

    TOTAL£16.13 M

This additional support includes posts, buildings, machines, refurbishment (including the Advanced Computing Facility in Edinburgh).


Centre review dr anna kenway centre manager 27 may 2005

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