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Research Fellow in Virtual Human Cardiovascular Modelling & Simulation at the Emerging Exascale

Supervisor: Professor P. V. Coveney Closing date: 26 April 2021 The UCL Centre for Computational Science (CCS) are recruiting for a candidate to join a very active inter-disciplinary group in the Centre for Computational Science and will perform modelling and simulation of the cardiovascular system on the whole human scale. The post-holder will work on…

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A Theme Issue on Reproducibility

We are delighted to announce the publication of a Theme Issue in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. The issue is titled “Reliability and Reproducibility in Computational Science: Implementing Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification in Silico” and a significant proportion of the papers contained therein stems from research led by UCL’s Centre…

Seminar on VECMAtk and the impact of uncertainty on predictions of the CovidSim epidemiological code

You are invited to join an online seminar on VECMAtk and the impact of uncertainty on predictions of the CovidSim epidemiological code, which takes place on 10:00UK/11:00CET, Friday 16 April This seminar covers two related subjects: 1) Speaker: Dr Derek Groen, Brunel University London The first part of the seminar introduces the VECMA Toolkit (VECMAtk).…

VECMA Toolkit Hackathon – 21-23 April 2021

The fourth VECMA Toolkit Hackathon is taking place on 21-23 April 2021. The Hackathon will allow you to interact with our VECMAtk experts, who will help you apply your choice of VECMAtk tools on your own codes and applications. VECMAtk enables automated Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification (VVUQ) for complex single- and multi-scale applications that can…

Online talk on the role of simulation-based science

In this edition of the Simulation-based Science series hosted by the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) of the University of Amsterdam, Peter Coveney will give a talk on the role of simulation-based science in decision-making for healthcare, government and industry. When: 26 February 2021 | 1600-1700CET / 1500-1600GMT Where: https://uva-live.zoom.us/j/6023898922 Title: The Role of Simulation-Based…

VECMA on CovidSim

In an article titled ‘The impact of uncertainty on predictions of the CovidSim epidemiological code’ and published by Nature Computational Science on 22 February 2021, VECMA reports on an analysis of CovidSim, the Imperial College model upon which the UK government relied in part to model various non-pharmaceutical intervention strategies, and guide its government policy…

PhD studentship in Virtual Human Cardiovascular Modelling & Simulation

UCL Chemistry Department is offering a fully funded studentship for three years to a highly motivated candidate to start in March 2021. The project will involve a collaboration with CBK Sci Con and is co-funded by them. The student will work on scientific applications of HemeLB, a flexible open source lattice-Boltzmann code for the simulation…

Month 30 Release of VECMAtk: EasyVVUQ, FabSim3, QCG, EQI, EasySurrogate and MUSCLE3 – January 2021

We are pleased to pre-announce the Month 30 version of the Validation, Verification, Uncertainty Quantification (VVUQ) Software Toolkit (VECMAtk) release. The Toolkit release contains various functionalities, including unit and functional tests, as well as detailed documentation and tutorials. As a refresh, the VECMAtk has been developed to enable automated VVUQ for multiscale applications that can…

VECMA Toolkit Hackathon – 19-22 January 2021

We are holding the third VECMA Hackathon in the beginning of the new year! You are invited to join a VECMA Toolkit Hackathon on 19-22 January 2021. The Hackathon will allow you to interact with our VECMAtk experts, who will help you apply your choice of VECMAtk tools on your own codes and applications. As a…

Upcoming VECMA Multiscale Modelling and Simulation (MMS) workshop associated with ICCS 2021 in Krakow, Poland, 16-18 Jun 2021

VECMA is organising the 3rd Multiscale Modelling and Simulation (MMS) workshop associated with ICCS 2021 in Krakow, Poland, 16-18 Jun 2021. Modelling and simulation of multiscale systems constitutes a grand challenge in computational science, and is widely applied in fields ranging from the physical sciences and engineering to the life science and the socio-economic domain.…