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Atmospheric model data layout and memory access design

The Met Office LFRic model aims to provide efficient simulations of the atmosphere on next generation HPC architectures. Efficient memory management will be a key aspect in obtaining optimal performance. One element of that is optimising the level of p…

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Open call for proposals to create innovative pre-Exascale testbeds

About ExCALIBUR ExCALIBUR (Exascale Computing Algorithms and Infrastructures Benefitting UK Research) is a £45.7m Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) programme led by the Met Office, UKAEA and UKRI that aims to deliver the next generation of high-performan…

Call for expressions of interest for new ExCALIBUR grant

The Strategic Priorities Fund ExCALIBUR programme is inviting expressions of interest and bids for a funding opportunity. Title: Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES) model design Amount: £300,000  Key dates:  EOI issued: 30 J…

ExCALIBUR Framework for application input configuration and validation 

Next-generation weather prediction and climate projections rely on complex systems using a variety of codebases owned, developed, and maintained by different (but overlapping) communities. Each of these communities uses their own approach to develop an…

Towards a wave model running on GPUs 

The Met Office is responsible for providing wave forecasts which are used by a wide range of customers globally in applications including maritime traffic, offshore operations or public safety. These forecasts are delivered using the WAVEWATCH III® wav…

Open Call for proposals to deliver a exascale software

Open Call for proposals to deliver a exascale software use case project in a second Phase of funding for the high priority use case theme Proposals are invited for another phase of high priority use cases and is open to communities and research across…

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New Opportunity in the QEVEC project

As part of the EPSRC funded ExCALIBUR project on Quantum Enhanced and Verified Exascale Computing (QEVEC), the Department of Physics at the University of Durham have a vacancy for a postdoctoral position to develop quantum algorithms for fluid simulati…

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ExCALIBUR Cross-cutting Research Grants Awarded 

The ExCALIBUR programme has defined Cross-cutting Research as a “coordinated approach to address known technology/infrastructure issues which, if resolved will lead to significant progress across a range of exascale…

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Intel oneAPI Academic Center of Excellence in the UK 

Durham Computer Science Department to Launch First oneAPI Academic Center of Excellence in the UK Durham University’s Department of Computer Science is excited to host Intel’s first United Kingdom (UK) oneAPI Academic Center of Excellence (CoE). The ce…

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Call for participation: Adopting a Common Ecosystem for DSL Development BoF at SC21

Tuesday 16th November 2021 12:15pm – 1:15pm CSThttps://xdsl.dev/bof Running hybrid: In room 222 and via the conference online platform. Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) are a powerful way of providing programmer productivity and performance when develo…

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Post-doc opportunity at the University of Warwick

The group of Animesh Datta at the University of Warwick seeks to appoint a PostDoc for 24 months (starting no later than 1 March 2022), with a possibility of extension, in the area of quantum verification with particular emphasis on applying quantum ac…

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Task-parallelism team present at NVIDIA HPC Weeks Event in Japan

Many HPC applications suffer from bandwidth and latency constraints as well as lacking message progression. These problems become particularly severe for sophisticated scientific codes employing multi-scale methods, adaptive meshes, multi-physics, mult…

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Open Call for proposals to deliver Phase Two of the Research Software Engineer Knowledge Integration (RSE KI) activity

Proposals are invited for the provision of training (encompassing both technical and professional development) to enable the UK Research Community to embrace the acceleration in research enabled by Exascale Systems.  The activity is also aiming to grow…

Task-parallelism team to present at the International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP)

The team working on the cross-cutting theme of Task-parallelism are presenting their work at the 17th IWOMP conference. IWOMP is the annual workshop dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP….

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Design and implementation of new weather and climate diagnostic system

As important as the ability to run the next generation modelling systems is the ability for scientists to know what the models are doing. This means that they have to be able to get out of the models the quantities that they need to do that a…

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GenX: Introduction to using Firedrake on ARCHER2

The GenX ExCALIBUR project are running a Firedrake training course on the afternoon of 23rd of August as part of the knowledge integration portion of the project. They are running it in part using the ARCHER2 infrastructure and the course details and r…

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June 2021 newsletter – Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF)

The Exascale Computing Algorithms and Infrastructures Benefiting UK Research (ExCALIBUR) programme ExCALIBUR is a programme within the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) with total funding of £46m from October 2019 to Mar…

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November 2020 newsletter – Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF)

Cross-cutting themes engagement activity We are pleased to inform you that the ExCALIBUR programme will be launching an engagement activity during the week commencing 16 November 2020. This activity will be in the form of an online presentation toprovi…

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June 2020 newsletter – Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF)

Introducing Exascale Computing Algorithms and Infrastructures Benefiting UK Research (ExCALIBUR) ExCALIBUR is a programme within the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) with total funding of £46m from October 2019 to March…