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BEAR newsletters

Posted 24 September 2021

September BEAR Newsletter

Welcome to the September newsletter for BEAR. This month we discuss the launch of Baskerville, the BEAR PGR Conference, external training opportunities and describe how you can recover deleted files on the Research Data Store yourself using Snapshots.

Posted 17 August 2021

August BEAR Newsletter

Welcome to the August newsletter for BEAR. This month we have details on the upcoming BEAR Conference, how to archive your data at the University and we announce a vacancy for the Chair of our MATLAB Special Interest Group. There's also a reminder about the retirement of BEAR DataShare in January.

Posted 07 July 2021

July BEAR newsletter

Welcome to the July newsletter for BEAR. This month the team have been busy installing our Tier 2 HPC-facility Baskerville and welcoming pilot users. We have news on a new way to acknowledge BEAR, new training dates and we are looking for feedback from users of our BlueBEAR portal.

Posted 16 June 2021

June BEAR Newsletter

Welcome to the June newsletter for BEAR. This month we have been pleased to welcome the delivery of 9,500 Ice Lake compute cores destined to support BEAR compute facilities, as well as a new member of the team, Gavin Yearwood, who will be busy building applications for Baskerville.

Posted 16 June 2021

May BEAR Newsletter

Welcome to the May newsletter for BEAR. The BEAR team is busy preparing for the launch of Baskerville with the installation of cutting-edge new hardware. We also have a brand new tape library capable of backing up 14PB of research data - that's nearly 3 million DVDs worth! Read on for more updates.