Who is WestGrid?

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

WestGrid webinar May 2019 Twitter data
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, May 27 where we'll look at Mining Twitter data for resesearch. This online presentation will be hosted by John Simpson, Humanities & Social Sciences Specialist with Compute Canada. Details Mining... Read More »
May 25, 2020
The University of Victoria (UVic) and Compute Canada are turning the power of Arbutus, Canada’s largest scientific cloud, toward the task of analyzing the protein structure of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, as part of an international collaborative effort to... Read More »
May 14, 2020
On Friday, April 17, WestGrid hosted a Community Town Hall where our Director of Operations, Patrick Mann, shared the latest updates on WestGrid and Compute Canada activities. Topics discussed at the WestGrid January Town Hall included: latest... Read More »
May 7, 2020
WestGrid Research Computing Summer School 2020 Online
This year, WestGrid is moving its Research Computing Summer School online. Registration is open and targeted at researchers, students, or staff members at Canadian post-secondary institutions and other research organizations. Courses This year's... Read More »
May 4, 2020

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