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During the last REF period, the School led the establishment of the £5.0M, Kelvin-2 Tier-2 high performance computing centre (EPSRC, £2.1M). The platform offers 8000 Dell-based cores and 32 specialist graphics processing units with a high performance 2 Petabyte of scratch storage, interconnected via a high-speed network with low running costs. 

Ewald Microscopy Facilities

Located within the School of Mathematics and Physics, the EMC provides microscopy and analysis facilities for the QUB research community, as well as for external academic and industrial users. Find out about our Ewald Microscopy Facilities


ANSIN is the new advanced material research and development hub. Established to respond to and support the needs of industry, ANSIN is there for when you need its expertise.

ANSIN brings together the specialist skill-set and knowledge of Seagate Technology (Ireland) and Queen’s University Belfast. Through proactively seeking development partnerships with collaborators from industry, ANSIN is there to help advance materials, coatings, sensors and photonics for application across sectors.