TGAC aims to educate young scientists

The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) ran a four-day workshop aimed at introducing early stage scientists to genotyping by sequencing (GBS)- equipping them with the skills required to effectively utilise GBS in their future research

Digital thread to make manufacturing smart

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and industrial partners are to standardise 3-D models to exchange information across design and manufacturing in one seamless digital thread

Data to flood under the Atlantic

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has boosted its high-speed research communications network by extending 100G connectivity across the Atlantic in readiness for big data transfers from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, near Geneva Switzerland

UK research secures new national data centre

A new data centre, funded by the Higher Education funding council for England (HEFCE), will provide high-performance computing to a consortium of UK universities and research institutes under a five-year agreement

Ansys encourages young engineers

ANSYS recently donated a campus-wide licence to the University of Connecticut (UConn), giving students and researchers access to leading structures, fluids, electronics and systems simulation. Ansys is helping to promote STEM skills at University level but also equipping the next generation of students with experience using real world software

HPC has a growing role to play in genomic sequencing

Two centres for genomic research, Public Health England (PHE) and The Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (National Centre for Genome Analysis) (CNAG) in Barcelona have upgraded their HPC resources to enable faster and more effective analysis of genome sequences


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