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  • 5th Annual HPC Symposium - Abstract Submission Now Open

    Abstract submission for the 5th Annual Bath University HPC Symposium on Thursday 9th June is now open [please note that the day (Tuesday) in the earlier announcement was a typo!]. We would like to invite submissions for talks and poster...

  • 5th Annual HPC Symposium - First Announcement

    We are pleased to announce the 5th Annual Bath University HPC Symposium, which will take place on: Thursday, 9th June from 09:30 - 18:00 Registration is free (including refreshments) and is now open at: https://bathhpc-2016.eventbrite.co.uk The deadline for registering is...

  • Balena HPC maintenance 11th April 2016

    On Monday 11th April, the Balena HPC cluster will be unavailable due to maintenance work. Part of this work will include ClusterVision performing a full health check to ensure Balena is running at optimal performance. During this time, all jobs...

  • Ask your student audience

    Staff can use TurningPoint software to ask their students for feedback during lectures.  The TurningPoint software works within Microsoft PowerPoint, giving lecture slides greater impact. Students vote or give a feedback response to questions posed in the presentation. Students can...

  • Email Filtering Service Improvements - Update

    Following on from the previous blog post regarding the planned changes to University email filtering and relaying. We're pleased to announce that this work is progressing well and by the end of today (07 March 2016) all bath.ac.uk[1] domains will be...

  • Email Filtering Service Improvements

    From the 29 February 2016, Computing Services' Communications & Collaboration Team will begin a programme of works to improve the University’s Email Service. The work will involve changing the email relaying and filtering system and aims to improve IT Security...

  • Researchers get a welcome performance boost

    Research and Innovation Services (RIS) are getting excited about the joint £1.36 Million investment into our new High Performance Computing system, Balena. They've included a write up in their news section detailing all the improved features that the new HPC...

  • Merging dates from Excel into Word

    If you mail merge Excel files into Word documents, you may find this blog very useful.  Someone recently raised the issue of the format of a date merged from an Excel file into a Word document. The problem is that...

  • Sharing is simple with Files.Bath

    It's been just over two weeks since we launched the sharing feature in files.bath.  Thank you for the tweets we received welcoming its arrival.  One of the reasons we decided to add the feature was due to customer feedback from...

  • Windows issue: Folder too long to copy.....

    You're at your computer, running Windows and you want to open, edit or save a file and you just...cant. The computer won't let you, it says the folder is too long to copy. This can be very frustrating, especially since...