Training and education

ARCHER Software Carpentry boot camp at Imperial College London

Author: Mike Jackson
Posted: 9 Jul 2014 | 12:04

ARCHER, the UK's national supercomputing service, offers training in software development and high-performance computing to scientists and researchers across the UK. As part of our training service EPCC is running a two-day Software Carpentry boot camp at Imperial College London, UK, on 16-17 September.

TeamEPCC & the ISC'14 Student Cluster Competition

Author: Xu Guo
Posted: 1 Jul 2014 | 14:35

This post was written by TeamEPCC, four MSc in HPC students who achieved the highest-ever LINPACK score in the Student Cluster Competition at ISC14. 

In the photo (left to right): Chenhui Quan, Konstantinos Mouzakitis, Emmanouil Farsarakis (Manos) and Georgios Iniatis. 

Distributed computing: Fed4FIRE-GENI Research Experiment Summit

Author: Mark Sawyer
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | 15:40

 

 

 

 

The Fed4FIRE project and GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovations) are holding a Research Experiment Summit on 7th-11th July in Ghent, Belgium, with the aim of providing participants with opportunities to learn and use the various resources and tools available in the Fed4FIRE and GENI environments.

Our new MSc industry projects programme

Author: Mario Antonioletti
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | 16:08

 

While EPCC has always encouraged its MSc students to undertake real-world industry projects, we’ve never actually had a formal industry projects programme in place. Well, that’s all changed!

ARCHER Software Carpentry boot camp and Introduction to Scientific Programming in Python

Author: Mike Jackson
Posted: 30 May 2014 | 15:03

ARCHER, the UK's new national supercomputing service, offers training in software development and high-performance computing to scientists and researchers across the UK. As part of our training service EPCC is running a three-day Software Carpentry boot camp and Introduction to Scientific Programming in Python at Cranfield University, UK, on 21-23 July.

Now available: 2014 MSc Guest Lecture podcasts

Author: Iain Bethune
Posted: 5 May 2014 | 21:26

As a follow-up to my recent post, the full set of podcasts from this year's MSc guest lecture series is now available, either from the School's podcast page, or via our iTunesU channel.

MSc in HPC Guest Lecture Series 2014

Author: Iain Bethune
Posted: 4 Mar 2014 | 11:54

Every year I have the pleasure (and challenge!) of organising a series of guest lectures as part of EPCC's MSc in HPC. The lectures form part of the HPC Ecosystem course, and aim to give students an appreciation of the current issues and experiences of real-world HPC practioners.

1st Annual CP2K UK users' meeting

Author: Iain Bethune
Posted: 6 Feb 2014 | 09:50

Last week we held the first in a series of annual meetings for the CP2K user community at the University of London Garden Halls.

I blogged about it in the run-up to the meeting, but as with any first until you're there you don't know quite what to expect. I was very pleased to see over 50 attendees on the day, ranging from new PhD students to professors, and expert CP2K users to complete novices.

Software Carpentry returns to Edinburgh

Author: Mike Jackson
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | 13:08
 
On the 3rd of December, Software Carpentry returned to Edinburgh with EPCC hosting a boot camp as part of our involvement in both the PRACE Advanced Training Centre and The Software Sustainability Institute.

DiRAC driving test comes to Edinburgh

Author: Nick Brown
Posted: 28 Nov 2013 | 10:00

My colleague Mike Jackson recently posted about the DiRAC driving test. DiRAC is the UK's integrated supercomputing facility for theoretical modelling and HPC-based research in particle physics, astronomy and cosmology and is used by numerous researchers with diverse backgrounds. Whilst much of their work is very different, one commonality is that it often requires in-depth technical and software engineering techniques. The idea of the driving test was therefore to ensure that all users have the required knowledge for effective use of the consortium’s machines.

Pages

Blog Archive