Data Visualization Workshop Coming to UBC Okanagan on JAN 24

On January 24, WestGrid's Training and Visualization Coordinator, Alex Razoumov, will host a free workshop at the University...

Compute Canada Offers Scholarships to 2018 Digital Humanities Summer Institute

Compute Canada is offering two pairs of scholarships to Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) 2018. These will be...

CHIME Telescope Accelerates Exploration of the Dark & Mysterious Universe

“The CHIME team's research is focused on the composition, history, and fate of the Universe,” says Professor Kris Sigurdson from the University of British Columbia. But answering such big questions requires big data and big systems to analyze and store it all.

Getting Started on Compute Canada National Systems

Compute Canada’s newest national systems -- Cedar and Graham -- are now available for use by researchers. How To Access You...

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Recent News

Two hardware bugs, Spectre and Meltdown, have been identified as the sources of security vulnerabilities in the processor chips of computers, laptops and smart devices like tablets and mobile phones. At this time, there are no known exploits... Read More »
January 12, 2018
On January 24, WestGrid's Training and Visualization Coordinator, Alex Razoumov, will host a free workshop at the University of British Columbia Okanagan that explores how to visualize large datasets on remote high-performance computing (HPC)... Read More »
January 4, 2018
On June 18 - 21, 2018, Compute Canada, CUCCIO and Simon Fraser University will co-host CANHEIT-TECC 2018, Canada’s premier conference for higher education IT leaders and advanced research computing (ARC) experts. WestGrid is a supporting partner and... Read More »
January 2, 2018
WestGrid's newsletter for the month of December 2017 is now available to read online. Stories this month include: A recap of the activities and milestones from the last 12 months Details about Compute Canada's scholarships available for the Digital... Read More »
December 20, 2017
WestGrid is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Visualize This! Challenge. First place was awarded to Jarno van der Kolk, a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Ottawa Physics Department; second place went to Nadya Moiseeeva, a PhD... Read More »
December 20, 2017

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