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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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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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) – Special Interest Group rebooted

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is used in a variety of engineering disciplines, including civil, railway, river, coastal, tidal, meteorological, and chemical engineering. There are a variety of CFD packages commercially available including ANSYS CFX, ANSYS FLUENT and the open source software OpenFoam. Bruno Fraga, the chair of the CFD Special Interest Group is inviting you to be part of this group. Bruno has organised … Continue reading “Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) – Special Interest Group rebooted”

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Joining Advanced Research Computing

On behalf of Dr Ryan Pepper Since March, I’ve been working in the BEAR team as a Research Software Engineer (RSE). For those who are not familiar with the term, RSEs are effectively software engineers with either a background or interest in working on problems in academic research, who work with researchers to write code … Continue reading “Joining Advanced Research Computing”

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BEAR PGR Conference 2021 – A view from the inside by Yordanka Dimcheva (Modern Language)

The following was written by Yordanka Dimcheck, who is a PhD student from Modern Languages and was one of the people responsible for marketing. Starting my Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham in a year marked by a global pandemic and unprecedented challenges in terms of how we communicate and do social research inevitably affected … Continue reading “BEAR PGR Conference 2021 – A view from the inside by Yordanka Dimcheva (Modern Language)”

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