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NCMAS 2018 call for applications now open

Calls are now open for supercomputing time on FlashLite, Raijin, Magnus, and MASSIVE in 2018.

If you are interested in using these high performance computers (HPCs) for your research between January and December next year, please consider applying via the National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS).

NCMAS 2018 information and application forms are available online. Applications close at 8pm AEDT, Friday, 20 October 2017.

NCMAS is the premier competitive program for provision of HPC resources for scientific research in Australia. NCMAS 2018 offers more than 200 million CPU-hours on the following four national HPC facilities:

  • Raijin (NCI)
  • Magnus (Pawsey Supercomputing Centre)
  • MASSIVE (Monash)
  • FlashLite (UQ/RCC/QCIF).

All applicants are encouraged to read the Information and FAQ pages on the NCMAS website in full before starting their applications. Email support for applicants is available at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

QCIF eResearch Analyst and HPC specialist Dr Marlies Hankel is happy to help any applicants from QCIF member universities with their NCMAS applications. Dr Hankel advises that there have been a few changes to the 2018 requirements and that she can help applicants to ensure their projects meet the new specifications. Contact Marlies at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..