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2016 Summer Schools - Focus on HPC for Engineering Simulation

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Dr Lee Margetts (School of MACE) is leading a 1 week "Engineering Simulation" Summer School at the Hartree Centre (Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington) that focuses on high performance computing for solid mechanics.

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Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) survey on citing software

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Even though 92% of academics say they use research software and 69% say that their research would not be practical without it[1], it is often the case that software is cited in academic literature in a haphazard fashion – if it is even cited at all.

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The CSF keeps on growing and growing...

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By the time you read this, there will be 96 Infiniband-connected Intel Haswell-based nodes in the Computational Shared Facility (CSF), equivalent to over 2,300 cores. The CSF total core count will be over 8,000.

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Cloud computing for research - free one day course on 16th May 2016 at Microsoft Research Cambridge

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Microsoft Research is offering free, hands-on, cloud computing training courses for university faculty, researchers, and PhD students in the UK and across Europe. Whether it is big data, big compute (HPC), or analysing data streaming from devices for an Internet of Things (IoT) project, see how easy it is using Microsoft Azure to speed up your research.

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Windows 10 to support Linux binaries

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The big news from Microsoft is that, from this summer, Windows 10 will support user-mode programs from the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution.

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Research Computing Training University of Manchester Courses

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Research IT is running a short series of hands-on training courses which provide skills for researchers to further enhance their research. For information on our courses or other training that we can provide, please take a look at our training catalogue or contact us.

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PRACE Advanced Learning Courses

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The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) offers free courses at different HPC centres in Europe.

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