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Meet the Advanced Computing Facility's student interns

At EPCC we are committed to promoting and growing the skills required to develop and operate complex supercomputing and data science systems, and to help young people find their way into careers in

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EPCC HPC Summer School 2024

The EPCC HPC Summer School 2024 has now finished and our 16 students have returned home after their two-week stay in Edinburgh.

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Students of the 2024 EPCC HPC Summer School

ISO audit success at EPCC

We are delighted to announce we have passed our annual audit against three important standards in quality management, information security management, and business continuity management.

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A shared compiler stack for stencil-based domain specific languages

As the HPC community progresses further into the Exascale era, a key challenge is how to program our supercomputers.

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Empowering scientific discovery through AI and data-intensive computing

The research of EPCC Chancellor’s Fellow Rosa Filgueira focuses on pioneering solutions that streamline the extraction of actionable knowledge from vast datasets, thereby accelerating scientific di

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Bringing data to life: visualising air pollution data

EPCC and the Software Sustainability Institute have been joined by Meruyert Shayakhmetova, a volunteer from the Access Data programme, who has made a big impact on a public engagement project

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Meruyert Shayakhmetova

Quantifying uncertainties in direct numerical simulations of a turbulent channel flow

EPCC Chancellor's Fellow Joe O'Connor describes his recent research, which is of direct value to the turbulence modelling and simulation community.

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Opportunity for a funded PhD place at EPCC

We have an opening for a fully funded PhD place at EPCC, starting September 2024, for a home fees status student. 

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Powering down computer rooms at the ACF

The Advanced Computing Facility recently underwent a week of major works to ensure it continues to operate at peak efficiency.

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Enhancing training materials for Research Software Engineers

The UNIVERSE-HPC project aims to identify and promote best practices in the training of Research Software Engineers (RSEs) to enable them to work in high performance computing.

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The Big Bang Fair 2024

EPCC will be demonstrating the value of high performance computing systems, including ARCHER2, the UK's National Supercomputing Service, at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham this month.

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Find out more about key areas of EPCC's work

Research themes

We conduct research at the leading edge of High Performance Computing and Data Science.

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ARCHER2

ARCHER2 serves as the UK’s National High Performance Computing system and facilitates world-class science for UK researchers.

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Masters programmes

EPCC offers a suite of two linked Masters programmes.

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MSc Students 18-19

PhD study

As one of Europe's leading supercomputing centres, with a wide, varied, and interesting hardware ecosystem available, EPCC offers an unique setting for in-depth research and excellent connections i

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Advanced Computing Facility

The Advanced Computing Facility is the High Performance Computing data centre of EPCC.

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On-demand HPC service

Direct, secure access to EPCC’s High Performance Computing platforms delivering the highest levels of performance.

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