ExCALIBUR programme news

Funding opportunities - January 2021 - NOW CLOSED

Open call for five cross cutting themes for the ExCALIBUR Programme:
SPF ExCALIBUR: EX20-6 I/O & Storage 
SPF ExCALIBUR EX20- 7: Data Workflow
SPF ExCALIBUR: EX20-8 Exposing Parallelism: Parallel in Time 
SPF ExCALIBUR: EX20-9 Exposing Parallelism: Task Parallelism 
SPF ExCALIBUR: EX20-10 Machine learning: optimising numerical methods and augmenting physically based applications

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Engagement activity - November 2020

The Met Office and ESPRC are running an engagement activity in order to learn more about how UK academia and relevant organisations might fulfil the ExCALIBUR programme requirements, to inform future science and cross-cutting themes for funding.

This activity will run until 4 December 2020. This event has now ended.


ExCALIBUR newsletter - November 2020

Read the latest issue of the ExCALIBUR newsletter for news from the whole programme. This includes details of a programme engagement activity starting next week.

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ExCALIBUR newsletter - June 2020

Read the first issue of the ExCALIBUR newsletter for news from the whole programme. To subscribe to receive future issues directly, email us.


ExCALIBUR steering committee - June 2020

A steering committee has been formed for the ExCALIBUR programme, including members of the science community with a high level of expertise across various disciplines. We are pleased to announce the following names:

Neil Chue Hong (Chair) - University of Edinburgh

Ash Vadgama - Atomic Weapons Establishment

Simon Vosper - Met Office

Robin Grimes - Ministry of Defence Science & Technology, and Imperial College, London

Bryan Lawrence - NCAS/University of Reading

Nilanjan Chakraborty - Newcastle University

Syma Khalid - Southampton University

James Hetherington - UK Research and Innovation

Simon McIntosh-Smith - University of Bristol

Melissa Terras - University of Edinburgh

Beth Wingate - University of Exeter

Barbara Montanari - Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)/Rutherford Appleton Laboratory


ExCALIBUR webinar - funding calls - November 2019

In November 2019 we held a webinar to talk about the ExCALIBUR programme and upcoming funding opportunities. The presentations are available here and a question and answer document can be viewed here.


Ministerial announcement of Strategic Priorities Funding of ExCALIBUR - October 2019

The UK Government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have announced that the Strategic Priorities Fund will be funding the new ExCALIBUR programme. Read the press release here.