Beating the Burden of Bayesian Statistics with BEAR!

In this case study, we hear from Jordan Deakin a Ph.D. student in Psychology, who has been making use of BlueBEAR and the BEAR Research Data Store to enable her research into visual selective attention. My PhD project explores how visual selective attention enables us to focus on task relevant information while filtering out interference. Typical investigations … Continue reading “Beating the Burden of Bayesian Statistics with BEAR!”

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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”

Graduate Systems Engineer vacancy at UoB

If you want to make a difference and are fascinated by how technology works, come and join a leading team responsible for supercomputing and allied services at the University of Birmingham! The Advanced Research Computing (or BEAR) team is looking for a graduate (recently graduated or in final year of study) to grow into a … Continue reading “Graduate Systems Engineer vacancy at UoB”

Call for Carpentries Trainers & Helpers

You may be aware that the BEAR team runs¬†Software Carpentry¬†courses on Python, Git, MATLAB and R with the assistance of a number of trained instructors from across the university. We would like to encourage more people to get involved as both trainers and course helpers. Carpentry Instructors Do you have experience of R, Python, Git, … Continue reading “Call for Carpentries Trainers & Helpers”

BEAR PGR/ECR Conference Opportunity

The BEAR conference has now been running for over 10 years and was originally created to give PhD students experience in running a conference, as well as provide a showcase for the fantastic research done on BEAR.  With previous support from the Graduate School and our suppliers, we have been able to provide catering as … Continue reading “BEAR PGR/ECR Conference Opportunity”

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