Machine roomThe Department provides computing, file storage and internet support for all academic and research staff, visitors and research students on an on-demand basis. This includes filestores with multiple-copy back-up, multi-terabyte filestores (raided and mirrored), HPC clusters and terabyte real-memory machines.

Management of the technical infrastructure is carried out by a small team of highly experienced staff.

New investments include high-dynamic-range displays, interactive walls, haptic devices, networking with 10Gbit backbone and 1Gbit to desktop and wireless throughout the Department.