How BlueBEAR is helping us understand the relationship between outdoor temperature and decision-making

In this case study we hear from Haonan Tian, a PhD student in Economics, who has been making use of BlueBEAR to enable her research into understanding the relationship between temperature and decision making. My research focuses on understanding how outdoor temperatures influence critical decision-making in the rating process of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). In the UK, EPCs … Continue reading “How BlueBEAR is helping us understand the relationship between outdoor temperature and decision-making”

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Exploring trends in graduate skills using BlueBEAR

In this case study we hear from Max Schroeder, a postdoc from the Department of Finance, who has been making use of BlueBEAR to enable his research into developing an economic model that correlates graduates’ observable outcomes with their unobservable skills. Universities tout the development of “graduate skills” as a key outcome of higher education, a promise that’s … Continue reading “Exploring trends in graduate skills using BlueBEAR”

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We’re recruiting! New Grade 8 Senior RSE&Manager and 5 Grade 8 Senior RSEs

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 to play in … Continue reading “We’re recruiting! New Grade 8 Senior RSE&Manager and 5 Grade 8 Senior RSEs”

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We’re recruiting! New Research Applications Specialist Grade 7 role

Join our brilliant Advanced Research Computing group (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/bear) at University of Birmingham (https://www.birmingham.ac.uk), where you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and on 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 Research Applications Specialist Grade 7 role”

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Bear on Tour (Dr Hannah Nieto)

Our next researcher in the #BearonTour series is Hannah Nieto, Academic Clinical Lecturer in the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR). Hannah works in the field of thyroid molecular genomics, and has an interest in thyroid cancer and bioinformatics. You can find links to Hannah’s research publications via the Research portal. Q1 – Tell … Continue reading “Bear on Tour (Dr Hannah Nieto)”

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Bear on Tour (Dr Jenny Wong)

The next stop on our Bear on Tour series is the ISC23 (International Supercomputing)conference, held in May, hosted in the bear-utiful city of Hamburg, Germany. Jenny Wong, a SeniorResearch Software Engineer from BEAR Services, presented her work on space weatherforecasting (in conjunction with UoB’s SERENE group) as part of the Women in HPC track of … Continue reading “Bear on Tour (Dr Jenny Wong)”

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‘Anyone Links’ file sharing for OneDrive and SharePoint now live

Our ‘IT Needs of Active Research survey‘ highlighted a common request from researchers to share documents with people outside the University and we are pleased to announce that ‘Anyone Links’ are now available in Microsoft 365. ‘Anyone Links’ are for public facing information and data in OneDrive and SharePoint, and allow you to share documents … Continue reading “‘Anyone Links’ file sharing for OneDrive and SharePoint now live”

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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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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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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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