The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) has appointed Professor Neil Hall as its new Director. He will join TGAC in April 2016 from the University of Liverpool where he is currently the Director of The Centre for Genomic Research
Digital Science, a technology company serving the needs of scientific research announced the award of a Catalyst Grant to enable Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) to launch two innovative online, interactive tools to help advance womens achievements in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)
Marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, a competition aims to inspire female students by asking what they would most like to communicate to Lovelace about 21st century technology
Geoff Lyon, CEO/CTO at CoolIT Systems, a global supplier of Direct Contact Liquid Cooling (DCLC), has been elected Chair of The Green Grids Liquid Cooling Work Group
Following hard on the heels of the announcement of initiatives in Europe to encourage women to take a more active and more visible role in scientific computing, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, is sponsoring 'Pearl Hacks' to encourage women into software engineering
In the bicentenary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, widely regarded as having devised the first computable algorithm and thus as the worlds first computer programmer, Tom Wilkie considers some initiatives to counter the widespread impression that scientific computing is the preserve of nerdy men
Dotmatics, a provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, has appointed Dr Rob Brown, from Biovia, Dassault SystÃ¨mes (formerly Accelrys), as vice-president of global informatics
In September Louis Culot became chief executive officer of BioData, a Digital Science company. He talked to SiÃ¢n Harris about the informatics challenges presented by the growing volumes of laboratory data.
The Texas Advanced Computing Centre (TACC) at the University of Texas has appointed Dan C Stanzione as executive director
In sign of the growing importance of data as well as processing to HPC, the HPC integrator OCF has appointed a Big Data Scientist to the company
Robert Roe explores the role of maintenance in ensuring HPC systems run at optimal performance
Robert Roe speaks with Dr Maria Girone, Chief Technology Officer at CERN openlab.
Sophia Ktori explores the use of informatics software in the first of two articles covering the use of laboratory informatics software in regulated industries
Robert Roe discusses the role of the Pistoia Alliance in creating the lab of the future with Pistoia’s Nick Lynch