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Monthly Archives: January 2017

  • Students and teachers visit NCI

    Students and teachers visit NCI

    Three groups of students and teachers visited NCI in January as part of the National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) and the National Science Teachers Summer School. They all enjoyed tours of NCI's data hall and plant room, as well as a variety of activities including an introduction to coding, a look at the CT equipment used in visualisations made at NCI, and a preview of the mapping capabilities of NCI's large data collections. NCI's expert staff also got to talk to ... Read More

  • Game-Changing Compound Research an Award Winner for NCI User

    Game-Changing Compound Research an Award Winner for NCI User

    Dr. Babarao was the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Victoria Fellowship in Physical Sciences, as well as the RACI 2016 Rennie Memorial Award for excellence in research in Chemical Science. With the supercomputing facilities available at NCI, Dr. Babarao used advanced simulations to accelerate the discovery of new porous materials, particularly in regards to the development of metal-organic frameworks, or MOFs. MOFs are crystalline materials built from metal ions or clusters, bridged by organic links to form one, two or three-dimensional structures. ... Read More

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