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About Research Computing

Meet the team, your departmental champion, our academic community and governance groups.

Research Computing group

Our powerful, cutting-edge supercomputers and research software development expertise can help you accelerate your scientific discovery.


Your departmental champion


Your departmental Research Computing Champion is your first point of contact if you would like to use the University’s supercomputers.

Contact your local champion to discuss your needs and arrange access.

They can also help you access funding to cover the cost of your computational research.

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Join the Research Computing Community

Discuss best practices, find solutions to problems, and establish new collaborations.


Lecture theatre filled with participants watching a speaker present his research. Chemistry Energy Materials Symposium Sept 2014.

Academics and PhD students from all disciplines at the University use supercomputing to advance their research.

Join the Research Computing Forum within Teams to connect with our community.

Take part in our 2022 Research Computing Symposium to hear inspirational speakers, share best practices and learn how fellow researchers use supercomputing in their research.

Subscribe to our newsletter to ensure you receive our updates and news about funding, events and training opportunities.

Governance groups

How we are governed and who to contact


The Research Computing Board oversees our service delivery and strategy to ensure they support computational research excellence.

The Resource Allocation Committee manages the University's budget and application process for granting non-grant funded access to Bath’s supercomputers.

The Research Data Storage Group provides strategic input on how to meet the University’s complex data storage needs.

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Use Bath's supercomputers to advance your research and get research software development help.