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Work experience at the Hartree Centre

In this post we talk about developing activities for the Hartree Centre work experience programme and what happened when we challenged 6 students to work together to build a 20-node mini super computer.

Diversity & Inclusion in HPC

High Performance Computing (HPC) and High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA) – the provenance of the Hartree Centre – are rapidly expanding areas of importance to academia and industry, with myriad new employment opportunities arising. It is predicted that the gap between supply and demand of skilled staff will continue to grow. Despite the face that…

EuroEXA: working together to build an exascale demonstrator

As proud members of the European HPC community, I think it’s safe to say our efforts to achieve a world-class extreme scale, power-efficient and resilient HPC platform are ambitious. We’re working towards a machine that can scale to 100 petaflops. This three and a half year, 20 million euro Horizon2020 funded project has been designed…

Creating the UK’s first cognitive hospital at Alder Hey

Iain Hennessey is Alder Hey’s Clinical Director for Innovation and balances his role as a part-time paediatric surgeon with the desire to constantly push the boundaries of what’s possible. In this blog, Iain talks about what the cognitive hospital project hopes to achieve using the power of IBM Watson technology.