Archive for December, 2012

PRACE Summer of HPC: call for applications

December 27th, 2012

PRACE Summer of HPC is a summer placement programme open to undergraduate and postgraduate students at European institutions. Participants will spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical or industrial work to produce a visualisation or video for use in outreach activities. Flights, accommodation and a stipend will be provided to successful applicants and prizes will be awarded for the best participants. The programme will run from July 1st, to August 30th 2013 and will include a kick-off training week.

Applications will open on January 25th 2013 via



Applications are welcome from all disciplines. Previous experience in HPC is not required, as training will be provided. Some coding knowledge is a prerequisite but the most important attribute is a desire to learn, and share, more about HPC. A strong visual flair and an interest in blogging, video blogging or social media are desirable.