The Research Computing team at UEA provide specialist computing services for the research community. We aim to work closely with research users to optimise the potential of the central computing resources.

Some of the specialist IT facilities available to the research community include:

High Performance Computing

The provision and support of the High Performance Computing cluster, which provides high performance and high throughput computing facilities to the UEA research community.


Support for intensive visualisation software.

Linux support and provision of standardised Linux Desktop OS

Specialist desktop support including a standardised UEA Ubuntu Linux desktop that conforms to UEA security and authentication standards.

Software and website design and development

Development of bespoke software for instrument control and data collection, database applications and dynamic websites.

UK eScience Certificates

The local Registration Authority (RA) for e-Science Certification, issuing digital certificates to members of e-Science projects allowing them to use Grid resources both inside the UK and in international collaborations.

Research and Specialist Computing Support can also provide assistance, advice and support on a range of IT and computing issues relating to research. This may include IT and computing requirements for research projects and contact information and/or liaising with other ISD teams, university community based experts or vender software/hardware experts.

A full service level description for Research Computing Services can be downloaded (UEA only)