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BBSRC-funded scientist receives first Jim Gray e-Science Award

26 January 2009

In December 2008, Professor Carole Goble of the University of Manchester become the first ever recipient of Microsoft’s Jim Gray e-Science Award. The award was presented by Tony Hey, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft External Research in recognition of her achievements in the application of computing technology to scientific insight and innovation.

As director of the UK’s myGrid project, Carole helped create Taverna, open source software that allows scientists to analyse complex data sets with a standard computer. She is
currently funded by BBSRC on research projects that support data access and integration (see BBSRC Business October 2008), and is a member of BBSRC’s Strategy Advisory Board.





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