Australia joins White House led COVID-19 research consortium

13 August 2020

The White House Office of Science and Technology has today announced that NCI Australia and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre have joined the US-led COVID-19 High Performance Computing (HPC) Consortium

ATLAS collaboration observes Higgs boson decay

10 August 2020

During the International Conference on High-Energy Physics (ICHEP 2020), the ATLAS collaboration presented results which demonstrate a new way of using the LHC, namely as a high-energy photon collider directly probing electroweak interactions

The University of Oxford selects Atos to deliver the UK's largest AI supercomputer

04 August 2020

Atos has signed a four-year contract worth £5 million with the University of Oxford to deliver a new deep learning supercomputer built on the NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD architecture

Intel, MIT and the Georgia Institute collaborate on Machine Programming

30 July 2020

Intel has developed a new machine programming system developed in conjunction with Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Georgia Institute of Technology

DOE announces $7 million for Earth System Model development

27 July 2020

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has recently announced $7 million in funding for nine studies aimed at improving DOE’s Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM)

PACER project to accelerate Australian HPC research

27 July 2020

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has announced the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre for Extreme scale Readiness (PACER) programme to help computational researchers and prepare them for the next era of supercomputing

HPC researchers rank 'availability of resources' as their primary challenge

23 July 2020

Initial results of the Scientific Computing World (SCW) survey for HPC researchers have shown that availability of time on HPC systems, support for your application and influencing the choice of software run on HPC systems are major challenges for scientists and researchers that use HPC facilities to run their simulations

Ellison Institute creates tissue ‘fingerprints’ for cancer diagnostics

22 July 2020

The Lawrence J Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC (Ellison Institute) has revealed a promising two-step technique to train a predictive algorithm for cancer diagnostics

Google Cloud announces Confidential VMs powered by AMD hardware

15 July 2020

Google Cloud has announced a beta test of Confidential VMs that can help to encrypt user data while it is being processed

ACM SIGHPC announces dissertation award winner

14 July 2020

ACM's Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing (SIGHPC) has announced that Dr Patrick Flick has won the 2020 SIGHPC Doctoral Dissertation Award

New supercomputer at the University of Aberdeen supports genomics research

13 July 2020

Researchers at the University of Aberdeen will now benefit from a new supercomputer named 'Maxwell' which is supporting ground research at the University’s Centre for Genome-Enabled Biology and Medicine

Collaboration supports student's use of bioinformatics tools

08 July 2020

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) and Optibrium celebrate five years of collaboration to support education