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  • Changing the Module environment on Balena

    In favour of presenting a better categorisation of the software packages available on Balena to improve the user experience, the software packages available under the module has been re-organised into the following categories:- Applications Compilers and Languages Libraries Tools Users...

  • Service Desk Wins for Student Employer of the Year Award

    The IT Service Desk recieved some exciting news this month when they learnt that they had been nominated for a SEOTY (Student Employer of the year) award by University of Bath student and Computing Services employee, Jules Farrow. The nomination...

  • Going live....

    This morning the last of the professional services staff were migrated from Thunderbird to Microsoft Exchange. Academic staff members will continue to be migrated until June 24. This kicks off a time of change for the University meaning that all...

  • 4th HPC Symposium this Thursday

    We are looking forward to this year's Symposium on HPC which is taking place this Thursday, 4th June, it is promising to be another packed schedule of talks and posters and over 50 delegates attending. This years keynote talk will be...

  • From Oracle to Outlook Calendar

    We've blogged previously about the University's move to the Exchange server and Outlook 2013 for email. Following a successful pilot, the next step in this process is to move all staff members over to Outlook Calendar during the weekend of...

  • Outlook Calendar Pilot

    The University has now entered into a contract with a 3rd party supplier to help us migrate our calendar data from Oracle to Exchange. On the W/C 18th May we will be running a pilot for 30 users and a...

  • BLOODHOUND project chief engineer, keynote lecture

    If you are interested in fast cars, adventures and breaking world records, you won't want to miss the free keynote lecture from the BLOODHOUND project's chief engineer Mark Chapman.  Mark will discuss the use of High Performance Computing (HPC) within...

  • HPC Keynote: Mark Chapman, Chief Engineer from the Bloodhound SSC Project

    Dear All, The High Performance Computing (HPC) Scientific Organising Committee are delighted to announce that at this year's symposium the keynote talk will be given by Mark Chapman, Chief Engineer from the Bloodhound SSC project (http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/). While the talk will...

  • Positive feedback

    The Exchange roll out to staff seems to be coming along nicely, with well over half the University discovering the benefits of collaborative working. We thought we would share some of the positive feedback we have received: The transition to...

  • Balena HPC Service goes Live

    I am pleased to announce that the CPU and GPU components of the Balena HPC service is available for general use. I apologise that this announcement has come rather suddenly, but this project has not gone as smoothly as hoped...