Call for Access to the European HPC Service (PRACE)

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PRACE has recently announced its 15th Call for Proposals for Project Access. The current call provides access to various European Tier 0 systems from Bull, Cray, Lenovo and IBM. These comprise a mixture of standard x86, Knights Landing and GPU platforms. Joint submissions from academia and industry are particularly welcome.

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Research IT Grant Support Clinic – May

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Research IT offers a range of services to UoM researchers such as high performance computing and software consultancy but how do you know if these services are relevant to you and your research?  If they are how do you describe them and cost them correctly in your grant proposal?

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Join the Research IT Club!

resitsm50We are launching a new bimonthly club which aims to keep researchers at the University of Manchester up to date with the activities of Research IT.  This will be our opportunity to share with you announcements of new services and training opportunities and give you the opportunity to feedback to us.  The club will also provide a platform for researchers to share their knowledge and best practice in research IT with others from across the university and to promote cross-collaboration between research groups.

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The launch of Data-Processing Shared Facility

The Data-Processing Shared Facility (DPSF) is now available to early-adopters. The DPSF is a new computational platform (developed from Hydra) which is complementary to the highly-successful Computational Shared Facility (CSF) which has been in production for several years: The DPSF is specified for high-memory and IO-intensive work.

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