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Bede is open for new users

Published: 2 Dec 2020, 9:01 a.m. Revised: 2 Dec 2020, 9:01 a.m.
Author: NH

Bede, The N8’s new high performance computing platform, is now open for users.

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2021 Code Performance Series: From analysis to insight

Published: 25 Nov 2020, 12:43 p.m. Revised: 25 Nov 2020, 12:51 p.m.
Author: NH

Performance analysis is at the core of the development of exascale software – to understand why software performs (or not) is the basis of any informed improvement of that same code.

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Sheffield NVIDIA GPU Hackathon on Bede

Published: 5 Nov 2020, 12:58 p.m. Revised: 5 Nov 2020, 1:04 p.m.
Author: NH

From 27-31 July 2020 the University of Sheffield RSE team, led by Dr Paul Richmond, ran an NVIDIA-sponsored GPU hackathon. In addition to NVIDIA's internal GPU Hackathon cluster the event took the opportunity to be test users of the new N8 Bede system.

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New RSE Theme Leader

Published: 4 Nov 2020, 2:52 p.m. Revised: 4 Nov 2020, 2:52 p.m.
Author: NH

We're delighted to welcome Marion Weinzierl who is joining N8 CIR as our new research software engineering theme leader.

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Training surveys for the new academic year

Published: 29 Oct 2020, 8:28 a.m. Revised: 29 Oct 2020, 8:28 a.m.
Author: NH

Over the last year N8 CIR has delivered a well-received programme of training for both the Digital Humanities and Digital Health research communities.

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Research Data Management Network - Launch Event

Published: 23 Oct 2020, 10:39 a.m. Revised: 23 Oct 2020, 10:39 a.m.
Author: NH

N8 CIR is pleased to announce the launch of a research data management (RDM) network.

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Humanities & Data Science Discussion Group

Published: 29 Sep 2020, 11:36 a.m. Revised: 29 Sep 2020, 11:36 a.m.
Author: NH

The next meeting of the Turing's discussion group on Humanities and Data Science will be on October 14, at 4pm London time.

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Bede has been Formally Handed Over

Published: 18 Sep 2020, 4:26 p.m. Revised: 18 Sep 2020, 4:26 p.m.
Author: NH

The commissioning of N8 CIR’s new HPC system reached a major milestone on 17 August when OCF handed the system over to Advanced Research Computing at Durham University.

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NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship 2020

Published: 20 Aug 2020, 10:11 a.m. Revised: 20 Aug 2020, 10:11 a.m.
Author: NH

NVIDIA's 2020 Graduate Fellowship Programme is open for applications.

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N8 CIR are Recruiting

Published: 11 Aug 2020, 3:17 p.m. Revised: 29 Sep 2020, 12:01 p.m.
Author: NH

This vacancy has now closed.

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N8 CIR Launches Training Provision Survey

Published: 23 Jul 2020, 8:46 a.m. Revised: 23 Jul 2020, 9:12 a.m.
Author: NH

Ensuring that researchers have the skills they need to maximise the benefits of high performance and high throughput computing is a significant part of the work of N8 CIR. This new survey will help us to ensure that researchers are able to develop these key skills across the partnership.

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N8 CIR Meet-ups 2020

Published: 5 May 2020, 10:58 a.m. Revised: 23 Jul 2020, 8:54 a.m.
Author: NH

N8 CIR have organised as series of six meet-ups. Taking place during May and June they will highlight the range of skills, expertise and activity across the N8 Research Partnership.

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UKRI Open Call for Covid-19 Researchers

Published: 4 May 2020, 11:35 a.m. Revised: 4 May 2020, 11:43 a.m.
Author: NH

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is seeing an increasing demand for computing resources. To help address this, UKRI have published a list of computing resources available across the UK.

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Women in HPC Carpentry Workshop - Review

Published: 25 Feb 2020, 12:35 p.m. Revised: 27 Feb 2020, 11:07 a.m.
Author: NH

A brief review of the Women in HPC Carpentry Workshop delivered at the University of Sheffield in January 2020 written by Mozhgan Kabiri chimeh and Fouzhan Hosseini .

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Northern Intensive Computing Environment

Published: 17 Feb 2020, 1:15 a.m. Revised: 26 Jun 2020, 1:35 p.m.
Author: NH

£8.4m supercomputing centre to be established in the north of England.

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HPC Carpentry Workshop

Published: 11 Nov 2019, 2:46 p.m. Revised: 12 Nov 2019, 9:02 a.m.
Author: NH

N8 CIR is delighted to support a new HPC Carpentry Workshop initiative.

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Intro Events for the 2019 Academic Year

Published: 24 Oct 2019, 1:30 p.m. Revised: 18 Nov 2019, 12:08 p.m.
Author: NH

Want to find out more about the N8 Centre of Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research, what we do and what we can offer researchers across N8?

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Geographic Information System (GIS) Training from N8 CIR

Published: 14 Oct 2019, 10:58 a.m. Revised: 14 Oct 2019, 10:58 a.m.
Author: NH

A one-day introductory workshop for researchers in handling spatial data.

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N8 CIR ReproHacks

Published: 3 Oct 2019, 10:19 a.m. Revised: 13 Feb 2020, 11:07 a.m.
Author: NH

A ReproHack is a one-day reproducibility hackathon. These events bring together researchers, RSEs and data scientists to reproduce papers from published scientific code and data.

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Software Sustainability Institute Fellowships 2020

Published: 25 Sep 2019, 2:13 p.m. Revised: 26 Sep 2019, 10:20 a.m.
Author: NH

Applications are now open for the Software Sustainability Institute Fellowship Programme 2020! Deadline for applications is 29th October 2019.

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