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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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‚Äôs 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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Bear on Tour! (Ole Jensen)

Our next researcher in the #BearonTour series is Professor Ole Jensen (ORCID ID), Co-Director of the Centre for Human Brain Health in the School of Psychology. Q1 – Tell me about your researchWe are using various kind of brain imaging tools to investigate the human brain in the context of clinical and cognitive neuroscience. My … Continue reading “Bear on Tour! (Ole Jensen)”

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Bear on Tour! (Richard Turner)

Our next researcher in the #BearonTour series is Richard Turner, a Research Fellow in the computational modelling and materials simulation Research Group, PRISM2, in the School of Metallurgy & Materials. Q1 – Tell me about your researchWe simulate manufacturing processes and in-service conditions of metallic components, to understand the thermal and mechanical loading upon it … Continue reading “Bear on Tour! (Richard Turner)”

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Bear on Tour!

We thought it would be really interesting to find out more about our researchers and how they use BEAR services, so what better way to do this than be interviewed by a bear! So, our first interviewees are Professor Dagmar Divjak and Professor Petar Milin from Modern Languages in CAL. Q1 – Tell me about … Continue reading “Bear on Tour!”

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Training review and autumn 2020 courses

In early 2020 we began discussing the modification of BEAR training to become modular. Our Software Carpentry courses consisted of 2 full days, which is a big commitment of time for all involved, and also meant that some participants were hearing the same content more than once as there was overlap with the Git and … Continue reading “Training review and autumn 2020 courses”

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2019 BEAR PGR Conference – an attendees’ perspective

2019 BEAR PGR Conference On Friday 12th April over 50 researchers gathered in the Alan Walters building for the 9th PGR conference for a packed day of presentations and posters. The conference was opened by Dr Hassan Hemida who explained how computational fluid dynamics is used to model and analyse the effect of tunnel pressure, … Continue reading “2019 BEAR PGR Conference – an attendees’ perspective”

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The Hacker Within – what’s in it for me?

Do you want to do data analysis reproducibly? Come to The Hacker Within! The Hacker Within is an informal peer learning group for sharing skills and best practices for research computing and data science. The group meets monthly and invites talks from its members. If you would like to join the mailing list, please email … Continue reading “The Hacker Within – what’s in it for me?”

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BEAR Challenge 2018

As the summer term came to an end, the BEAR team invited 5 teams of students from Computer Science to take part in a series of High Performance Computing (HPC) challenges. The event was designed to give undergraduate students access to the support and technical knowledge of the BEAR team, and to promote a career … Continue reading “BEAR Challenge 2018”

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