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Ruth Bastow will take on the role of ELIXIR-UK Node Coordinator from August 2017. In doing so she will build on her great experience of network and consortium coordination. The Node Coordinator role is key for ensuring the smooth running of the Node including its interactions with the ELIXIR Hub and its community building within the UK.

This course provides an introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC) for researchers in the life sciences, using ARCHER as a platform for hands-on training exercises.

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High-performance computing (HPC) is a fundamental technology used to solve a wide range of scientific research problems. Many important challenges in science such as protein folding, the search for the Higgs boson, drug discovery, and the development of nuclear fusion all depend on simulations, models and analyses run on HPC facilities to make progress.