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Looking inside the earth

Looking inside the earth

02.11.2017
The Earth is a complex and dynamic system, and the inner workings of our planet have serious catastrophic potential for humans in the form of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Sigma2s HPC and storage services in statistics

Sigma2s HPC and storage services in statistics

27.10.2017
At the end of 2017 there are more than 1500 active e-infrastructure users altogether making use of the Sigma2 supercomputing and storage resources from Sigma2

Sigma2 offers Advanced User Support

Sigma2 offers Advanced User Support

24.10.2017
Did you know that applications for Advanced User Support are handled continuously and may thus be submitted at any time.

Norwegian researcher awarded 72 mill core hours from PRACE

Norwegian researcher awarded 72 mill core hours from PRACE

23.10.2017
The Norwegian astrophysicist Boris Vilhelm Gudiksen, University of Oslo has received TIER-0 supercomputing resources from the PRACE 15th project call.

Who are using our supercomputers?

Who are using our supercomputers?

22.10.2017
Supercomputers are critical to the success of researchers from a broad range of scientific disciplines across Norway. Who are these researchers in need of supercomputers?

Increased training opportunities in the Nordic countries

Increased training opportunities in the Nordic countries

05.06.2017
The goal of training is to raise competence in staff and end users which leads to more effective and productive work by the Nordic e-infrastructure community.

From numbers and sequences to personalised cancer treatment

From numbers and sequences to personalised cancer treatment

01.06.2017
New technologies for deep sequencing of DNA and RNA are paving the way for unprecedented opportunities in genomic medicine. Norwegian medical scientists enlist the Abel supercomputer in Oslo to transform numbers and genome sequences into improved and more personalized cancer treatment.

PRACE is open to Norwegian Researchers

PRACE is open to Norwegian Researchers

31.05.2017
Supported by The Norwegian Research Council, UNINETT Sigma2 is the Norwegian partner in the PRACE collaboration

Inauguration of new supercomputers

Inauguration of new supercomputers

30.05.2017
The official inauguration of the new national e-infrastructure with supercomputer Fram and research data storage infrastructure NIRD took place on 19 May, 2017 in Tromsø.