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Centre ReviewDr Anna KenwayCentre Manager27 May 2005


Report Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Website Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


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)

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 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 Statisticssteady state - saturation


Types of events(by volume of delegate days)


Frequent Flyers


UK Support

5368 people have registered in our database …


Attendance from different countries

Involvement in EGEE reflected in increase in EU participation


Attendance from different sectors

Engagement with healthcare continues…


Sector Involvement


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

  • 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

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

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 Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Websites Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


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)

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 Technical Report Downloads

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

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


Report Structure

  • Events

    • Event Statistics

    • Visitor Programme

  • Web

    • Websites Statistics

    • Supporting the Community

  • Staff, Finance & Buildings


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

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

  • 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 – 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).


Questions


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