EPSRC has awarded £100K to the Software Sustainability Institute and the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) to build links and network with the USA HPC communities, announced today at the Tier-2 launch in Birmingham. As part of this funding, a sum of £35,000 has been made available to support collaboration, share knowledge and build stronger partnerships between UK and US Research Software Engineers (RSEs). The Software Sustainability Institute will administer this initiative and make grants available to support objectives such as sharing specific expertise or projects, or promoting and sharing RSE experiences with international centres.
This funding aims to encourage greater collaboration around the following topics:
investigating emerging hardware and the impact on software;
building collaboration around a particular science area;
developing common community codes;
building links between computational /computer science and maths.
An initial round of funding will target applications from EPSRC RSE Fellows, the UK Research Software…Continue Reading