Pre-announcement: DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee 15th Call for Proposals

The DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee 15th Call for Proposals will be opening soon.  The UK theory and modelling communities in Astronomy and Cosmology, Astrophysics, Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics will be invited to apply for computational resources on the STFC DiRAC High Performance Computing Facility.

The deadline for proposal submissions to the 15th Call will be Tuesday 4th October 2022 16:00 UK time.  The following documents should be sent direct to STFC (via email: by the deadline:

  • Full scientific proposal – scientific application form and case for support
  • Technical application form   
  • RSE Support proposals (if RSE support is requested)

Please note that all applicants must submit a technical case otherwise a full proposal submission will not be accepted.  The technical case does not need to be submitted in advance and should be sent direct to STFC along with the full scientific proposal, by the closing date.

Successful awards will be scheduled to begin on 1st April 2023.

All proposal types will be accepted at this call, including Research Software Engineering Support.

Seedcorn proposals can be submitted at any time

The application forms and guidance notes, plus descriptions of the DiRAC services will be available at soon.


Enquiries should be directed as follows: