School of GeoSciences

Information Technology

Computing Support for staff and postgraduate students in the School is provided by the GeoSciences IT Service (GITS). General IT support is also provided by the University Information Service (IS). These Pages contain Information about and links to the services provided.

GITSNews & Blog

Mailing Lists


The school provides a number of ways to communicate with internal and external people.


It is your responsibility to ensure that your data and sensitive information is protected. Find out how to protect your data by keeping it secure.

Data Storage

The school provides a variety of data storage locations for personal and group use, for internal and external collaboration. In addition to an initial 2GB quota provided by the school, the University's Research DataStore provides every research student and staff with a 500GB quota.

Linux Servers

The school has a central compute server running Linux you can access to process data.

FAQ and How To

Browse through our FAQ and How To guides to get the best out of your IT environment.

IT Services

IT support for staff and postgraduate students in GeoSciences is provided by the school's local team.

IT Training

Links out to IT training courses provided within the University

Personal Web Space

Web pages are a vital tool to allow the world to see who we are and what we are doing.

Research data Management

This page provides links to resources that guide and support data management, both within the School and across the wider University. Guidance and support for managing, sharing and preserving research data.

Geosciences IT Support team

These are the IT Support Team members.

Windows 7 Managed Desktop FAQ

Useful information for users of the Windows 7 managed desktop.