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SES institutions to benefit from £14 million for HPC services

Researchers across the Science and Engineering South Consortium (SES) are to share the benefits of a £30 million investment in advanced supercomputing services.

AirGuide’s Dr Eric Numkam Fokoua inspecting a Photonic Band Gap Fibre preform for imperfections

Fibre-optics World Record is No Hollow Victory

A whole array of game-changing, life-shaping technologies, from long-distance telecommunications to laser surgery, have a key component in common: fibre optics that carry pulses of light to their destination at incredible speed.

The Green Dream Team

How efficient labs could progress sustainability and excellence in research. An exciting new tool is currently being piloted across the UK in an endeavour to …

Collaboration the Key to Unlocking Cells’ Secrets

Research outcomes can be strengthened hugely by working across disciplines and by combining complementary skills across institutions.

Deep in Thought: How ‘Brainy’ Computers Are Changing Our Lives

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here – and together with technologies such as robotics and quantum computing, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is at the heart of …

Modelling the ‘Magic’: the Search for Nanocatalysts

The drive to design new materials with surprising capabilities is a fast-moving frontier of research – and computers are well-established as a crucial tool in …

Fresh Thought on Forensic Science

From enabling the dramatic arrest of Dr Crippen in 1910 to the quest to bring the killers of teenager Stephen Lawrence to justice, science has …

Life Out There with Dr. Sergey Yurchenko

Is there life out there? If so, what does that mean for us? Can they see us?  Timothy Metcalf (SES Consortium Manager) sits down with …

HPC: An Astronomical Discovery

Why do researchers need to use high performance computing (HPC)? What for? How can it assist their research? In the follow up to EPSRC’s awarding …

From London Labs to Global Growth: the Abzena Story

Successful university spinout companies are a key feature of the UK’s economic landscape – but not many can match the remarkable rise of Abzena, a …

The Search for Another Earth

Timothy Metcalf (SES Consortium Manager) sits down with Dr. Sergey Yurchenko (Senior Lecturer, UCL Physics and Astronomy) to talk about his research into Exoplanets as …

Meeting the Needs of a Wireless World

It’s hard to deny how much we depend on wireless communications – and one pace-setting spinout company is helping to make it possible through patented …