Support to IRIS Collaboration Cambridge Meeting

Lead Research Organisation: University of Cambridge
Department Name: Institute of Astronomy


This will provide organisational support for the first IRIS Collaboration meeting to be held at the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge,. UK

Planned Impact



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Description This small grant supported the organisation of the Annual IRIS Collaboration meeting. This provided an opportunity to present progress with the construction of the IRIS infrastructure and also early examples of usage.
Exploitation Route The IRIS infrastructure model is applicable to other disciplines.
Sectors Other

Description The outputs from the meeting informed the future planning of the IRIS collaboration.
First Year Of Impact 2020
Sector Other
Impact Types Policy & public services

Description IRIS: Expanding Data Lake Access Services at CASU / IRIS hardware allocation grant for FY19 for IoA, Cambridge University
Amount £50,000 (GBP)
Funding ID ST/V00025X/1 
Organisation Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 02/2020 
End 03/2020
Description STFC-IRIS 
Organisation STFC Laboratories
Department Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (CCLRC)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Development and deployment of science platform access to CASU image pixel and catalogue data for end user science analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Access to the IRIS infrastructure
Impact More effective use of shared computing facilities.
Start Year 2018