Tuesday 25th September 2018

Supercomputing MOOC

Begins 24th Sepetember 2018 and runs for 5 weeks. You can join at any point during the course.

Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today's computer simulations.

BCS Fortran Specialist Group Meeting

10.45 a.m. Thursday 27th September 2018

Wilkes Room 2, BCS London Office,
First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2E 7HA

All current Fortran SG members are welcome to attend the AGM. The afternoon presentations are open to all, including non-BCS members.

Attendance is free of charge but please book your place via the Eventbrite site to ensure your admission to the Davidson building and your lunch if you want one.

Full details and booking link :

ARCHER and Tier 2 RAP call now open

We are please to inform you that the EPSRC Autumn 2018 ARCHER and Tier 2 RAP calls are now open:


Tier 2 -

Both calls have a closing date of 09 October 2018 at 16:00.

ARCHER Image and Video Competition 2018 - Last chance!

* Last chance to enter * - competition closes at the end of this week.

The ARCHER Image and Video Competition is your chance to win prizes of £150 for each of:

  • Best Image
  • Best Video
  • Best entry from an Early-career researcher

Plus a bonus prize of £100 for the best overall entry from the above three winners.

Show us how you demonstrate "ARCHER Enabling Research".

Images don't need to have been generated in the last few months - any images from any time in the ARCHER service, including photos relating to your work, and images or videos that have been post-processed.

Full details and entry form at

Closing date : 30th September 2018

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Registration open now

  • Supercomputing MOOC, Online, Starts 24 Sept 2018 for 5 weeks
  • Hands-on Introduction to HPC, Edinburgh, 9 Oct 2018 - part of Ada Lovelace Day
  • OpenMP, Online, Wednesday afternoons 13:30 24th October - 14th November
  • Parallel Design Patterns, University of Oxford, 6-8 Nov 2018
  • Message-passing Programming with MPI, Newcastle, 28-30 Nov 2018
  • HPC Carpentry, ATI London, 6-7 Dec 2018

Full details and registration at