BEAR users feature in awards for game-changing impact

We were very pleased to hear some familiar names mentioned in the recent ‘Awards for Game-Changing Impact‘. We would like to congratulate all the award winners but in this blog post, we are going to focus on those winners who make use of BEAR services to enable their research. The various BEAR services provided by … Continue reading “BEAR users feature in awards for game-changing impact”

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Investigating the brain with BEAR

In this case study, we hear from Brandon Ingram (based at the School of Psychology), who has been utilising BEAR to deepen their understanding of the mechanisms our brains employ to interpret visual stimuli. My research focuses on integrating electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to gain a more comprehensive understanding of how … Continue reading “Investigating the brain with BEAR”

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BEAR Challenge 2024

We welcomed 50 undergraduate and postgraduate taught students to the 5th BEAR Challenge (#BEARChallenge2024), held over 24-26 June, 2024. Due to room constraints, we could only fit in 10 teams, so unfortunately had to turn away over 50 additional students who had applied. This year, we welcomed teams with students from Computer Science, Physics, Philosophy, … Continue reading “BEAR Challenge 2024”

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We’re recruiting! New permanent Grade 7 Research Software Engineer (RSE)

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, and ARC have a key part … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! New permanent Grade 7 Research Software Engineer (RSE)”

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June BEAR Newsletter

This month we cover lots of past and future events, with blog posts on the BEAR Conference and Baskerville Showcase, together with details on a session at the Postgraduate Research Festival and the BioFAIR Roadshow. We also have some articles on life within the Advanced Research Computing team, to give you an insight into our … Continue reading “June BEAR Newsletter”

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We’re recruiting! New RSE Service Lead post in BEAR.

Advanced Research Computing (ARC), at the University of Birmingham, is seeking to appoint a new RSE Service Lead, to join, and lead, a highly motivated and dynamic group of Research Software Engineers (RSEs) dedicated to supporting the University’s researchers. As the successful candidate, you will be an expert in Research Software Engineering who will exercise … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! New RSE Service Lead post in BEAR.”

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Studying phase-field fracture mechanics using the high-performance cluster BlueBEAR

In this case study, we hear from Vincenzo Brachetta (School of Metallurgy and Materials), who has been working on fracture mechanics in materials science using the high-performance cluster BlueBEAR and the Research Data Storage, both housed at the University of Birmingham. He is also a member of the Birmingham Environment for Academic Research (BEAR) Champions … Continue reading “Studying phase-field fracture mechanics using the high-performance cluster BlueBEAR”

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Predicting residual stresses in additive manufacturing using the high-performance cluster BlueBEAR

In this case study, we hear from Vincenzo Brachetta (School of Metallurgy and Materials), who has been working on prediction of residual stresses in materials science using the high-performance cluster BlueBEAR and the Research Data Storage, both housed at the University of Birmingham. He is also a member of the Birmingham Environment for Academic Research … Continue reading “Predicting residual stresses in additive manufacturing using the high-performance cluster BlueBEAR”

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