A new supercomputer hosted at the University of Leeds is offering businesses and academic researchers across the North of England unparalleled computing power. The supercomputer is capable of a peak performance of 110 trillion operations per second!
Now is the elections period, where students campaign to become the people to lead the Students’ Union for the next academic year. Every conceivable surface becomes somewhere to campaign which results in a poster explosion.
The new chief executive of the British Library has pledged to support libraries of the UK universities as some of them struggle to provide top-class services in financially straitened times.
The aim of the money provided to Cardiff University is to maximise the benefits of arts and humanities research to non-academic users of research such as the public and community groups. By the end of the program there should be a new understanding of how academic research benefits non-academics.
Imperial College London will open a large new campus by 2015 near White City in London. Imperial College is one of the best universities for scientific study in the UK.