Newsletter – November 2020


We have been recognised in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented digitally during the virtual 2020 International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC20) via

CLIMB has been recognised with the Readers’ Best High-Performance Computing Collaboration award for the role in supporting the COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) Consortium. 

Read the full news here.

Training news: ARTIC pipeline and COVID-19 data analysis

We are organising a one-day workshop in January 2021 about Covid-19 data analysis and the ARTIC pipeline.

If you are interested, please click here and be the first to hear about it!

Please, feel free to circulate the news with anyone you think might be interested.

Are you writing a grant proposal?

CLIMB-BIG-DATA is moving towards self-sustainability: if you are writing a grant proposal and think of using CLIMB-BIG-DATA for your analyses, please get in touch ( so we can help you plan for the resources you might need. 

Scheduled maintenance in Swansea

We will undertake maintenance works in Swansea starting from 14th December and lasting for a couple of weeks. All the VMs will be shelved and Swansea will remain inaccessible for the duration of the works. Please remember to back up your data.Should you experience any issue, please do not hesitate to get in touch by posting on

See you next month!