Applications Open for PRACE Summer of HPC

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The European PRACE consortium will begin accepting applications on Jan. 25 for its 2013 Summer of HPC Program for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme that offers summer placements at HPC centres across Europe to late stage undergraduates and early stage postgraduate students. Up to twenty top applicants from across Europe will be selected to participate. Participants will spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical or industrial work and produce a visualisation or video of their results. The programme will run from 1July to 30 August 2013, with a kick-off training week in Edinburgh attended by all participants. Flights, accommodation and a stipend will be provided to all successful applicants; all participants need to bring is an interest in computing and some enthusiasm! Prizes will be awarded for the best participants.”

Applications are welcome from all disciplines and previous experience in HPC is not required.