Access to DiRAC is co-ordinated by The STFC’s DiRAC Resource Allocation Committee, which puts out an annual Call for Proposals to request time.

The Current Call for Proposals (10th) closed on 14th November 2017, and the allocations started on the 1st May 2018. The awards from the 10th Call are available here.

The Next Call (11th) will open in June 2018, close on 1st October 2018 and allocations awarded will begin on 1st May 2019.


10th Call Application Documentation

For each call the RAC produces a set of documentation that includes a number of forms that every applicant must complete. They also provide a comprehensive set of guidance notes.

The forms and guidance from the 10th Call for Proposals (closed) are below. The RAC will publish a new set of documentation for the 11th Call when it opens in June 2018.

RAC 10th Call Application Guidance Notes

RAC 10th Call Resource Application Form

RAC 10th Call Technical Assessment Form

RAC 10th Call Request for Software Engineering Resource Form


For help with application queries please contact the DiRAC Director: Dr Mark Wilkinson and/or the DiRAC Technical Director: Professor Peter Boyle.

For all other enquiries please contact our Project Office