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  • Praise for the SAMIS team

    Changes to the student ID web form have only come into effect in the past couple of weeks but already the SAMIS team have received the positive feedback that it’s making user’s working lives easier. The feedback came from Dr...

  • Getting connected with corporate Wi-Fi

    Operations have installed nearly £400,000 of new networking equipment and around 300 new high speed 4x4 MIMO 802.11ac Cisco access points. The project involved conducting wireless surveys, planning recommendations and optimisations, after which, the new access points could be installed...

  • "Save the Date" for HPC Symposium 2015 on Thursday 4th June

    Here is a date for your diaries, the University's 4th HPC Symposium will be held on Thursday 4th June 2015. The main aim of the symposium is to provide a forum for current (and prospective) users of the University's HPC...

  • Cosmic Ray Detector unit gets the go ahead

    Funding from University Alumni has made it possible to set up some Cosmic Ray Detector units for use as part of the HiSPARC programme. This installation is part of an international detection project that has been set up to detect...

  • Audio Visual upgrade

    This year sees the start of the centrally funded GTA Rolling Refurbishment Programme. In conjunction with the Estates Department, AV are running a large project to upgrade and replace the teaching technology in 8W over the coming summer. This will...

  • SAMIS - Upload identification document web form

    Need The University Compliance team, following a change in UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) ID checking policy, needed to obtain copies of identity documentation for all current UK and EU students.  Requesting that students send copies of identity documentation via...

  • Library are first to use University's new email service

    Thank you to staff in the Library for being the first pilot group of the University's new email platform, MS Exchange 2013.  For most, this means moving from Thunderbird to MS Outlook 2013 on their desktop and Outlook Web Access...

  • Aquila HPC unavailable - down for maintenance - 20th Nov

    Aquila is down for maintenance due to a master node failure and issues with fail-over consequently effecting job execution. Service will resume by Friday (Nov 21) morning.

  • 24th October 2014: Seminar on a performance portable finite element framework

    Dear HPC users, I would like to advertise a talk in the Math's Departments Numerical Analysis seminar tomorrow (Fri, 24th Oct): David Ham (Imperial College) will speak about "Firedrake: automating the finite element method by composing abstractions" An abstract can...

  • PhD studentships in High Performance Computing

    The University's new High Performance Computing (HPC) service (Balena) is being installed and will be available to users in the near future. Some information about the Balena HPC Service is available here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/bucs/services/hpc/facilities Associated with the new facility, we are...