The Pistoia Alliance’s UDM project reaches milestone

25 February 2020

The Pistoia Alliance, a global, not-for-profit alliance that works to lower barriers to innovation in life sciences R&D, has released the latest Unified Data Model (UDM)

Swansea university launches £35 million engineering research centre

19 February 2020

Students and researchers at Swansea University will benefit from a newly opened research centre designed to provide an environment for fundamental and applied research through academia-industry partnerships

SoftInWay partners with Siemens

19 February 2020

SoftInWay a provider of turbomachinery design and analysis software partnered with Siemens to expand its software portfolio

Collaboration aims to shed light on the impact of research supercomputing

14 February 2020

A partnership between the eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) and the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) aims to examine the impact of having access to advanced research computing resources

CERN openlab hosts technical workshop

10 February 2020

On 22 and 23 January, CERN openlab held its annual technical workshop covering topics such as heterogeneous and quantum computing.

One Dorset Pathology adopts LIMS from CliniSys

31 January 2020

One Dorset Pathology will replace ageing IT systems across three trusts to support the development of a pathology hub using a single laboratory information system (LIMS) from CliniSys

Researchers transmit genome sequence using quantum cryptography

30 January 2020

Tohoku University Medical Megabank Organisation (ToMMo) has demonstrated the world’s first quantum cryptography transmission of whole-genome sequence data in collaboration with Toshiba

Altair Acquires newFASANT

23 January 2020

Altair has announced the acquisition of newFASANT, a company offering software for computational and high-frequency electromagnetics

Intel appoints Archana Deskus as Chief Information Officer

15 January 2020

Intel has announced the appointment of Archana (Archie) Deskus as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO), effective January 30

ECMWF enhance European weather prediction capabilities with new supercomputer

14 January 2020

Atos has signed a four-year contract with the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) to supply a new HPC system that will increase ECMWF’s computing power by a factor of 5 and support hundreds of researchers from more than 30 countries across Europe


Dr Alice-Agnes Gabriel wins the 2020 PRACE Ada Lovelace award

08 January 2020

Dr Alice-Agnes Gabriel, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Geophysics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (LMU) is the winner of the 2020 PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC for her contributions to and impact on HPC in Europe. 

Scientists refine the melting curve of graphite

06 January 2020

Physicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Institute for High Pressure Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences have used computer modelling to refine the melting curve of graphite