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The Science and Engineering South Consortium brings together the universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Southampton, King’s College London, UCL and Imperial, creating the most powerful hub of research-intensive universities in the UK. Our members invest in high quality science, essential for the sustained development of world-leading research that makes a positive difference to the UK economy, our wellbeing and to the world around us.

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Whether we’re supporting researchers to effectively manage their data, providing opportunity to network or creating transparency in equipment sharing, SES is improving standards for you through the spread of knowledge.

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Our GPU cluster provides an alternative capability to traditional HPC systems and is open to academics and business. In a cost-benefit driven world, the need to collaborate exists between institutions and with innovative industries of all sizes.

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HPC Adds Extra Dimension To The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

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The SES consortium’s Emerald supercomputer is providing UCL astrophysicists with the computing firepower they need to help pinpoint exoplanets capable of supporting alien lifeforms. Unarguably, it is one of the biggest scientific and philosophical questions of all: are we alone in the universe? In the quest for an answer, one of the most important developments in recent decades has been the ability to detect planets circling distant stars. Once such an ‘exoplanet’ has been discovered – and around 2000 have been identified so far – a key step is to establish whether its atmosphere is potentially conducive to supporting life...

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Emerald Gives Green Light to Oilfield Breakthrough

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Pioneering software designed to help the oil and gas industry boost production and profits has been developed with crucial input from Emerald, the UK’s most powerful supercomputer of its kind. The brainchild of Oxfordshire start-up Ridgeway Kite Software, the new tool is set to deliver a big leap forward in the ability to simulate oil and gas reservoirs – benefiting engineers facing key decisions on how many wells to drill and exactly where to locate them. Harnessing Emerald, a cutting-edge facility developed by three SES members, has helped enable rapid development at affordable cost and confirmed the software’s suitability for use...

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How HPC is Boosting Cutting-Edge Biology

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High Performance Computing (HPC) is adding momentum to the evolution of biological science and a revolution in our understanding of how biological systems function – as pioneering research at UCL is clearly demonstrating. To drive their work forward, Dr Chris Barnes and his Computational Systems and Synthetic Biology Group make extensive use of large HPC systems, especially Emerald, the SES GPU-accelerated supercomputer, established using funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) . The group is at the leading edge of the fast-developing field of quantitative biology, a discipline that uses measurable data and mathematical modelling to reveal...

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Emerald Gives Green Light to Oilfield Breakthrough: an SES Machine working for industry. buff.ly/1W5KtxZ pic.twitter.com/Tpe7rRsrSH

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Bringing HPC Alive: SES attends @OxfordeResearch ARC Showcase with guests from near & far - buff.ly/1MYVsFW pic.twitter.com/XTG21VFKlk

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Antonio Fernandez-Guerra talks #data processing of microbes that influence major biochemical cycles. How? "We make some magic" #ARCShowcase

"The Internet of things have got me worried", "there is no such thing?" says @dder #ARCShowcase

Throwback to #SESBigData with Wes Armour who's talking data processing for the @SKA_telescope at #ARCShowcase pic.twitter.com/9CiMSR9AMb

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Rick Koopman from @lenovo: "HPC is essential to life sciences applications" from analytics to computing & Storage #ARCShowcase

@Matthew_R_Ryder at #ARCShowcase - discusses 'breathing materials'!

Dr. Evans from @BLOODHOUND_SSC offers insight on #CFD: "A380 first aircraft designed entirely through simulation"! pic.twitter.com/yljtk8sG4L

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@ajrcasa from @OxfordeResearch opens the 2017 ARC HPC Showcase this morning, putting UK e-infrastructure in perspective.