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University of Bath

Advancing Research Computing Team

We support the use of Research Computing for all Departments and Faculties across the University.

Our responsibilities

The Advancing Research Computing team provides an innovative and engaging community-orientated, computational environment to help nurture research talent. To assist our researchers throughout the research lifecycle, we focus on:

  • providing a range of support and consultancy services as well as providing training courses, working collaboratively, and promoting and sharing best practices with the research community
  • managing the University's central High Performance Computing (HPC) service and helping our researchers process and analyse very large data sets, and perform complex computational tasks
  • promoting and supporting the development of reproducible research and sustainable software practices through collaborations with Research Software Engineers
  • assisting in the development and costing of research projects


  • Steven Chapman

    Advancing Research Computing Manager
    Steven Chapman

    Steven leads the Advancing Research Computing (ARC) team. He has over 15 years of developing, promoting and being an advocate for research computing.

  • Stefano Angioni

    Senior Cloud Architect

    Stefano is a member of the Advancing Research Computing (ARC) team and is developing cloud solutions for HPC applications

  • Conn O'Rourke

    Research Software Engineer
    Dr Conn O'Rourke

    Conn supports the development of sustainable research software for the University community

  • Matt Clarke

    Research Software Engineer
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    Matt helps academics increase their research outputs through optimal use of research software and high performance computing.

  • Georgie Wellock

    Research Software Engineer
    Georgie Wellock

    Georgie is a member of the ARC team, splitting her time between the STOP project in the Department for Health and helping with software workshops and training.

  • Sanne Terry

    Communications Manager, Advancing Research Computing
    Profile image of Sanne standing outside against a green background.

    Sanne is responsible for delivering ARC's communication strategy to ensure a successful transition to cloud research computing at Bath.