Using BlueBEAR to estimate the global impact of climate change on agriculture

In this case study, we hear from Allan Beltrán Hernández (Assistant Professor of Environmental Economics), who has been making use of BlueBEAR to enable his research into estimating the impact of climate change on agriculture at the global level. I work with colleagues at Yale University and the National Autonomous University of Mexico on estimating the impact … Continue reading “Using BlueBEAR to estimate the global impact of climate change on agriculture”

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Bear on Tour (Adriane Esquivel Muelbert)

Our next researcher in the #BearonTour series is Adriane Esquivel Muelbert, Assistant Professor in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. Adriane works with BiFoR, the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research. Adriane’s ResearchGate. Q1 – Tell me about your researchI study the impact of global change on forests. We aim to understand how the dynamics of forests … Continue reading “Bear on Tour (Adriane Esquivel Muelbert)”

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Essential HPC tools – tmux

In this blog post on Advanced Research Computing tips, one of our Research Software Engineers, Dr James Allsopp, gives some tips on logging into Linux-based systems such as BlueBEAR and Baskerville, using tmux. Whenever I have to remote into a Linux-based system, one of the first things I look for is a program called tmux. … Continue reading “Essential HPC tools – tmux”

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BEAR PGR Conference 2023

Over two days in April (19-20), BEAR users came together to meet and hear about the fascinating research that Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) and academic staff are undertaking on the University’s supercomputer, BlueBEAR. The BEAR PGR Conference is an annual event where we give PGRs an opportunity to get experience in running a conference, gaining skills … Continue reading “BEAR PGR Conference 2023”

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How BlueBear is Helping us Solve Problems in One of the Hardest Areas of Physics – Powders?

In this case study, we hear from Benjamin Jenkins (EngD Formulation Eng FT), who has been making use of BlueBEAR to enable his research into powder simulation and issues surrounding calibration. You probably don’t think about how we use powders in manufacturing on a day-to-day basis and I wouldn’t blame you! They are however, the second most … Continue reading “How BlueBear is Helping us Solve Problems in One of the Hardest Areas of Physics – Powders?”

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BEAR on Tour (Kit Windows-Yule)

Our next researcher in the #BearonTour series is Kit Windows-Yule, Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering, a Turing Fellow and two-time Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellow. Kit works jointly with the School of Physics and Astronomy’s Positron Imaging Centre. Research portal ORCID Q1 – Tell me about your researchMy research is highly diverse, but can be … Continue reading “BEAR on Tour (Kit Windows-Yule)”

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Data Horror Stories

Have you ever lost your research data? Left a memory stick in a public computer? Not been able to find the crucial bit of data underpinning your publication? In a return to our in-person Digital Research Conversations, held on the 2nd November 2022, we covered some data horror stories but most importantly, offered advice on … Continue reading “Data Horror Stories”

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Leveraging computational resources to simulate small molecule–protein dynamics

In this case study, we hear from Dr Alan Jones (Pharmacy), who has been making use of BlueBEAR to enable his research in drug discovery. My name is Alan Jones. I am an Associate Professor based in the School of Pharmacy. My research interests are linked to drug discovery in the widest sense (making, optimising, and developing … Continue readingLeveraging computational resources to simulate small molecule–protein dynamics

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Unraveling the Secrets of Viscous Fluids: Harnessing the Power of Research Computing

In this case study, we hear from Roberto Hart-Villamil (EngD student in Chemical Engineering), who has been making use of BlueBEAR to enable his research into temperature sensitivity and how it affects everyday products. Ever packed your favourite cream for a vacation in a tropical paradise, only to discover it’s turned into an unrecognizable goo? You’re … Continue reading “Unraveling the Secrets of Viscous Fluids: Harnessing the Power of Research Computing”

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Seven brand new posts in Advanced Research Computing

Applications for these posts have closed. Join our brilliant team at the University of Birmingham‘s Advanced Research Computing department (ARC), where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and innovative research projects at a world-class university. The University of Birmingham aspires to establish itself as a World Top 50 university by 2030, … Continue reading “Seven brand new posts in Advanced Research Computing”

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