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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Research Associate in Computational Molecular Dynamics at UCL

A CompBioMed job vacancy is now available at UCL, deadline for applications is Jan 5th. The post is for a Research Associate in Computational Molecular Dynamics. For more information, please follow the link ...
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BSC stars in Dan Brown’s Origin

In Dan Brown’s fifth instalment of his Robert Langdon series, the hero finds himself in Barcelona whilst searching for a cryptic password and evading an enemy, determined to kidnap him. As part of this thrilling story they mention Barcelona Supercomputing Centre several times and also draw attention to the beautiful ...
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US Department of Energy INCITE Supercomputing Award

The INtegrated and Scalable PredictIon of REsistanace (INSPIRE) project aims to lay the foundations for the use of molecular simulation and machine learning to guide precision cancer therapy, in which therapy is tailored to provide maximum benefit to individual patients based on the genetic information about their particular cancer. In ...
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Scientific Review of Forschungszentrum Jülich

Prof Peter V Coveney (UCL) has acted as a Program Reviewer for the Helmholtz Association in Germany. Between 23-26 October, he evaluated the work of Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ) with a specific remit to review their work in their domain entitled “Decoding the Human Brain”. The Forschungszentrum Jülich conducts research to ...
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AlcesFlight and CompBioMed work together to install Galaxy on AWS

In a workshop organised by CompBioMed and run by AlcesFlight on 27th September, a team from UCL were able to work to get Galaxy installed on AWS. This has enabled a quick package install guide to be produced by Alces Flight for future users. To read more go to their ...
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CompBioMed Webinar #1

CompBioMed's first webinar took place on 22nd November 2017, 11am GMT/12pm CET and is now available below to watch if you missed it, or to rewatch if there was something you missed: HPC simulations of cardiac electrophysiology using patient specific models of the heart (using CHASTE and Alya) The webinar ...
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Follow up blog from “The Virtual Human” IMAX event at the Science Museum

Following on from our successful screening of "The Virtual Human" film produced by Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, the Science Museum have written a blog showcasing some of the discussions that took place during the event. The blog contains a link to the audio recording of the presentations and discussion, along with ...
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