Academic User News

  • Hands-on Introduction to HPC for life scientists training at EPCC, Edinburgh - The course is organised and funded by BioExcel – the Centre of Excellence for Computational Biomolecular Research (http://bioexcel.eu), and PRACE, and delivered in collaboration with ARCHER – the UK national supercomputing service (http://archer.ac.uk)
  • Dr Elisa Passini from University of Oxford wins the international 3Rs prize - At the University of Oxford, in the group of Professor Blanca Rodriguez and Dr Alfonso Bueno-Orovio, Dr Elisa Passini has won the International 3Rs Prize for computer modelling that predicts human cardiac safety better than animal studies. Their winning paper, in collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutica describes the use of human-based computer models that have proven…
  • Multiscale Modelling and Simulation Workshop, 15th edition - Deadline extended to Feb 1st 2018! Call for papers for the Multiscale Modelling and Simulation Workshop, 15th edition. The workshop will be held at the International Conference on Computational Science, Wuxi, China, home to the world’s largest supercomputer, on 11-13 June 2018. For more information, follow the link
  • Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) to build SuperMUC-NG - Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) have announced that they have signed a contract with Intel and Lenovo to build SuperMUC-NG, which will be the next generation of their supercomputers. SuperMUC-NG will be capable of 26.7 petaflops at its theoretical peak, representing a five-fold increase in computing power over the current SuperMUC machine at LRZ. The leadership…
  • The cross-subsidy of research by teaching is a myth - Peter Coveney and Chris Greenwell have authored an article “The cross-subsidy of research by teaching is a myth” on Times Higher Education (THE), the article addresses the fiction of academic research being loss-making, which is used to draw more money to the centres of universities. You can read the article here.