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WestGrid is a not-for-profit organization with the vision to be a catalyst for digitally-enabled R&D in Western Canada.

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WestGrid helps researchers in Western Canada tackle bigger challenges and tougher problems -- some at a scope and scale never thought possible.

Recent News

Picture of the earth as viewed from space, with bits of data overlaid across it.
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday December 09 where we'll look at working with spatial data in R. This online presentation will be hosted by Marie-Hélène Burle, WestGrid's Research Computing Training Assistant. Details GIS with RWednesday... Read More »
November 26, 2020
Join us on Friday 11 December for our next WestGrid Community Town Hall. We're pleased to welcome the following guest speaker: Nizar Ladak, Chief Executive OfficerNew Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO) Nizar will provide an update... Read More »
November 23, 2020
Screenshot of the Topology Toolkit software being used.
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday November 25 where we'll look at the Topology Toolkit, a common tool used for efficient, generic, and easy Topological data analysis and visualization. This online presentation will be hosted by Alex... Read More »
November 13, 2020
SFU and NVIDIA logos
Simon Fraser University is partnering with NVIDIA to offer a number of bootcamps and a hackaton events utilizing Cedar's supercomputing power. Cedar is one of five national systems Compute Canada deployed as part of one of the biggest advanced... Read More »
November 12, 2020

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