Advanced Research Computing

Advanced Research Computing manages services to meet the specialist computing needs of researchers and their collaborators

Part of Infrastructure Services in IT Services, the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) team provides powerful computing systems and tightly-coupled, fast data storage to meet the challenges of research in a whole range of academic disciplines. With over 1,000 applications and libraries built for both HPC and Cloud platforms, the team supports traditional analysis, simulation, modelling, visualisation, AI as well as the latest innovative techniques.

Together, the services the team deliver form BEAR, the Birmingham Environment for Academic Research. Importantly, BEAR includes guidance and a range of support options for researchers alongside the leading technology solutions.

Annual Report

You can find links below to our annual report summarising the growth and achievements of ARC in 2020:

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