Call for applications!
IBRO-RIKEN CBS Summer Program 2021
Reconstructing emotion: from molecules and circuits to concepts
・Lecture course (hybrid or virtual): June 28 to July 2, 2021
・Application deadline: March 5, 2021 (23:59JST)
The RIKEN Center for Brain Science (RIKEN CBS), located just outside Tokyo, Japan, offers a summer program to train advanced students interested in brain function. The course consists of an intensive 5-day lecture series featuring distinguished international faculty and a poster session to be put on by the program participants. The program will be offered in a hybrid format in which students and lecturers can attend virtually or in-person this year.
For more information, please visit: https://cbs.riken.jp/en/summer/
Call for applications!
The position of Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR) for FY 2022
・Starting work in FY2022 (April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023) for 3 years contract at RIKEN laboratories in Japan
・Application deadline: April 8, 2021 (Japan Time)
RIKEN is currently accepting applications for the FY 2022 Special Postdoctoral Researcher (SPDR) Program, from young, creative, independent researchers who will be a powerful force in furthering RIKEN’s research activities.
For more information, please visit SPDR program website.
RIKEN strives to provide the best and most exciting opportunities for young scientists in the crucially important early stages of their career. To find out more programs for Junior Scientists, please visit https://www.riken.jp/en/careers/programs.
>>Young researchers talk about their life at RIKEN. Watch it at YouTube RIKEN English Channel:
November 30, 2020
New collaboration between RIKEN Center for Computational Science (R-CCS), Research Organization for Information Science and Technology (RIST) and National Computing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, will allow Singapore scientists to directly tap on the HPC resources of Japan’s Fugaku supercomputer to do ground breaking research, enhance educational activities and develop talent in high performance computing (HPC).
>> Open call information from RIST to the Global HPC communities on how to access Fugaku
Video tutorial : How to Access World Fastest Supercomputer Fugaku
November 17, 2020
The supercomputer Fugaku, which is being developed jointly by RIKEN and Fujitsu Limited based on Arm® technology, has again taken the top spot on the major high-performance computer rankings, including the Top500 list, in all of the rankings posting much higher scores than the runners-up. The other rankings are HPCG, a ranking of supercomputers running real-world applications, HPL-AI, which ranks supercomputers based on their performance capabilities for tasks typically used in artificial intelligence applications, and Graph 500, which ranks systems based on data-intensive loads. It also posted the highest score by far on the Graph 500 ranking. The awards were announced on November 16 (Japan time) at the SC20 High-Performance Computing Conference, currently being held as an online event.
>> Full media release can be found at RIKEN website : https://www.riken.jp/en/news_pubs/news/2020/20201117_2/index.html
June 23, 2020
The supercomputer Fugaku, which is being developed jointly by RIKEN and Fujitsu Limited based on Arm® technology, has taken the top spot on the Top500 list, a ranking of the world’s fastest supercomputers. It also swept the other rankings of supercomputer performance, taking first place on the HPCG, a ranking of supercomputers running real-world applications, HPL-AI, which ranks supercomputers based on their performance capabilities for tasks typically used in artificial intelligence applications, and Graph 500, which ranks systems based on data-intensive loads. This is the first time in history that the same supercomputer has become No.1 on Top500, HPCG, and Graph500 simultaneously. The awards were announced on June 22 at the ISC High Performance 2020 Digital, an international high-performance computing conference.
>>Full media release can be found at RIKEN website : https://www.riken.jp/en/news_pubs/news/2020/20200623_1/index.html