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What next for PRACE and Europe’s Exascale dreams?

The aim of PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe) is to enable high impact research and development and enhance European competitiveness through world class computing and data...

Data centre collaboration proves vital to UK research success

King’s College CIO Nick Leake (left) first heard of universities sharing data centre facilities over ten years ago. Now he's part of the team behind the  UK’s first collaborative data...

Breaking down barriers in photonic computing?

A new design algorithm that can automate the process of designing optical interconnects, and could lead to faster, more energy-efficient computers, has been developed by engineers at Stanford...

UK’s £313m IBM deal opens the door to a new era of Big Data research

A groundbreaking partnership with IBM, to explore data-centric and cognitive computing research, was announced by the British government on Thursday.   The £313m deal will...

Cutting costly construction delays with Big Data

Oxford-based start-up Democrata is using the powerful analytics at the UK's   Hartree Centre to automate environmental impact assessments and better predict risk. It could...

Demo day opportunity for Big Data, currency and analytics innovators

A multinational corporation with a market Cap of US$12BN will be holding a demo day in London on 18 th June. They would like to meet with young tech companies for potential partnership...

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work

Welsh innovators set to showcase pioneering work   Businesses and organisations in Wales which develop ground-breaking products, services and processes are being urged to open...

Approximate computing for faster, more efficient, processing

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Manchester, and the STFC Daresbury Laboratory are developing new software to increase the ability of supercomputers to process big...

UK’s North-West hoping to be a world-leading nuclear computing hub

The region surrounding the UK city of Liverpool has the potential to become a major nuclear computing hub, according to the directors of the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL). They were...

Do programmers need to go back to the “old school” for HPC to fulfil its potential?

For applications such as genome research, a dearth of engineers who understand how to grow computer systems could hinder wider application in public health services.    ...

How long before HPC becomes integral for business process monitoring?

Real-time process monitoring is a growing area of focus for many businesses as it is “an effective way to achieve comprehensive compliance and risk management,” says Andrew Carr, UK and...

HPC delivers massive boost to genetics research

Genetics research for cancer, diabetes and heart disease has seen major advances thanks to a new High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster at at the Wellcome Trust Centre in the UK's Oxford...

UK’s Hartree Centre teams with Lenovo for energy efficient computing project

A new research project, between the UK’s Hartree Centre and Chinese technology giant Lenovo, is looking to reduce the power consumption of high-performance computing systems.   ...

Supercomputing: beating to an uncommon drum

A five-year project by Australian scientists has uncovered a way to detect heart conditions through simulating hundreds of hearts each beating to its own genetic drum.   A...

Students battle to set a 1000 mph Land Speed Record with HPC

Increasingly, High Performance Computing (HPC) is a pre-requisite when it comes to designing the fastest supersonic cars - vehicles capable of traveling faster than the speed of sound. And...

Big guns join forces to take HPC to another level

Dell, Intel and the UK’s University Of Cambridge  have taken their high performance computing (HPC) research to another level with a new layer of collaborative activity at the European...

Global e-Infrastructure project aims to tear down barriers to research

Access to digital services, knowledge and expertise is about to be radically improved with a new project which provides a bridge between global research communities and e-Infrastructure - the...

The challenges of HPC based engineering simulation

A new white paper from Tata Consultancy Services positions High Performance Computing (HPC) driven engineering simulation as a potential game-changer that, when correctly implemented, can...

Durham University scientists create virtual universe

Scientists based at the UK's Durham University, and Leiden University in the Netherlands, have created one of the most realistic simulations of the universe using two of the world’s most...

Free access to 2015 European Study Group in Industrial Mathematics

The SIG is offering the chance of  free place at the 2015 European Study Group in Industrial Mathematics. Working with the Industrial Mathematics Community the SIG is once again...
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