ARCHER News

Tuesday 24th April 2018

Webinar: Cray Programming Environment Update

Wednesday 2nd May 2018 15:00 BST

Harvey Richardson and Karthee Sivalingam, CRAY, will give an overview of recent and forthcoming changes and updates in the Cray programming environment available on ARCHER. We will cover the Cray compilers, MPI and performance tools.

Details and join link : www.archer.ac.uk/training/virtual

RSE18 conference call for workshops and talks now open

The organising committee welcome submissions for workshops and talks for the RSE18 conference 3-4 September 2018 at University of Birmingham. http://rse.ac.uk/conf2018/calls/ We aim to reflect the diverse community of research software engineers by seeking input from a variety of domains, geographic locations, gender, ethnicities and experience. We aim to be a friendly and supportive environment to share experiences and learn new skills.

Conference themes are

  • Good practice for software development
  • Researcher-developer partnerships
  • Community and careers
  • Novel technologies and methods (talks only)
  • Software engineering toys, tips and tricks (workshops only)

30 April - Deadline for submissions
24 May - Notification of acceptance

Successful submissions will be expected to attend the conference
Travel bursaries are available http://rse.ac.uk/conf2018/travel-bursaries/ and there is an adjusted timetable for those who need a bursary to be able to attend & present.

9th April - Deadline for submissions
16 April - Notification about travel bursaries, may withdraw if unsuccessful

We look forward to receiving your submission.
RSE18 Organising Committee

ARCHER Champions: Manchester, MoSI Wednesday 25th April 2018

The next ARCHER Champions will be held in Manchester at the Museum of Science and Industry on Wednesday 25th April 2018. It will be a full day meeting which will follow the UK/US SSI Impact Event taking place on Tuesday 24th April. There will be an evening meal on the Tuesday evening in Manchester.

Topics will include the eCSE programme, training and MOOCs, Tier 2 and a discussion session on the future of Champions. We will also have sessions with lightning talks from Champions so please let us know if you would like to contribute.

Registration for the workshop is now open.

Bursaries will be available to cover reasonable travel and accommodation costs. If you would like to apply for a bursary,please contact the ARCHER helpdesk.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Registration open now

  • Software Carpentry London School of Economic 18-19 June 2018
  • Advanced OpenMP Cambridge 17 - 19 July 2018

Full details and registration at http://www.archer.ac.uk/training/index.php