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High Performance Computing

Our powerful research computing environments are available to academic staff and doctoral students from all departments.

Cloud, on-site and GW4 service

Achieve your research goals with Bath's large diversity of compute and data storage options.

Nimbus cloud supercomputer

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Optimal compute and data storage solutions for your evolving research needs, including AI and machine learning capabilities.

Anatra HTC cluster

Supercomputing generated 3D render of the lowest energy molecular orbital (LUMO) of a simple Nitro-Michael addition transition state.

Technical specifications for the University's new on-site high throughput computing (HTC) cluster named Anatra.

GW4 Isambard HPC

GW4 Isambard HPC system

Bath has 15% of the compute time on Isambard. Contact Research Computing if you would like to use the environment for your research.

Start using Bath's supercomputers

About HPC, how to get access, and funding to cover your computational costs

Start using Nimbus

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Bath's Nimbus cloud supercomputer supports academic research in all disciplines.

Training material and courses

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Join an online training course or work through our self-guided training material covering the Unix Shell, HPC, RCAM and our HPC environments .


Join our events for staff and doctoral students.

Intro to cloud HPC

1 Jan 2025 12.00am Online

Training course covering all your need to know to start using Nimbus Cloud HPC. Scheduled quarterly based on demand, please register your interest below.

Research Software Support

20 Sep 2023 10.00am Online

Request a 30-minute appointment with Georgie Wellock who supports researchers and doctoral students in all departments.

Case studies

Find out how high performance computing has helped researchers across the University.

About us

We accelerate scientific discovery at the University by giving researchers access to:

  • Powerful supercomputing environments
  • Research software development expertise and training

4 East South University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom

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