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New research computing infrastructure

Join this Virtual Town Hall to learn more about Bath's move to HPC computing in the cloud, how it impacts your research and ask questions.

  • 23 Sep 2021, 10.30am to 23 Sep 2021, 12.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

The future of high performance computing (HPC) at Bath

The Virtual Town Hall is your opportunity to influence the rollout roadmap, learn about the cloud infrastructure, training plans, and the migration of data and users. 

Join the meeting to learn about:

  • The new cloud HPC environment and new on-campus high throughput computing (HTC) cluster
  • The user migration roadmap and Balena decommissioning plans
  • How the new systems will operate

A large part of this meeting is set aside for responding to any questions you may have. Please submit your questions ahead of the Virtual Town Hall.

Target audience: Academic staff and doctoral researchers.


  • Professor Nick Brook, Dean of the Faculty of Science
  • Professor Steve Parker, Department of Chemistry
  • Dr Steven Chapman, Advancing Research Computing Manager‚Äč
  • Dr Katharine Fraser, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr Conn O'Rourke, Research Software Engineer

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the meeting.

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Advancing Research Computing Team

We support the use of Research Computing for all Departments and Faculties across the University. Our facilities are used by researchers to do large or complex computational tasks in a range of fields. Find out more