2018 User Survey: The results are in!

Thank you to the more than 260 respondents who took the time to complete our third annual WestGrid User Survey last November...

Research computing workshops coming to Simon Fraser University - March 18-21, 2019

A free workshop series is coming to Simon Fraser University (SFU) in March, co-hosted by SFU WestGrid. The sessions will...
WestGrid webinar RDM March 2019

WestGrid announces webinars and training workshops for Winter / Spring 2019

WestGrid runs training activities year-round, ranging from online webinars to in-person workshops and summer schools. Mark...
Saturna Island WestGrid Ann-Lise Norman Research Showcase

Understanding the effects of atmospheric sulfate

At the University of Calgary, Dr. Ann-Lise Norman is investigating the complex relationship between gases, particles, clouds and precipitation, in hopes of using this knowledge to more accurately predict extreme precipitation events.

Getting Started on Compute Canada National Systems

Compute Canada’s national clusters -- Cedar, Graham and Niagara -- and the Compute Canada Cloud are available for use by...

Part of a National Computing Platform

WestGrid is one of four regional divisions of Compute Canada, a national platform of supercomputing expertise and resources.
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Recent News

Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 03 where we'll walk through the process of mapping and visualizing reads from diverse datasets. This online presentation will be hosted by Phillip Richmond, a PhD Candidate at the Centre for... Read More »
March 20, 2019
On March 31, 2019, WestGrid’s remaining legacy system -- Orcinus -- will be defunded and no longer available as part of the Compute Canada national platform. The University of British Columbia has offered to continue operating this system for... Read More »
March 19, 2019
UBC Advanced Research Computing (ARC) is looking for four individuals who are adaptable and passionate about research and innovation to join its team in Vancouver. UBC ARC is offering four positions that engage with some of the best investigators in... Read More »
March 1, 2019
Gemma Hoad joined WestGrid and the Research Computing Team at Simon Fraser University in 2018. Gemma has 20 years experience working in the bioinformatics sector of the biotechnology industry. Her extensive experience covers data management of large... Read More »
February 25, 2019
Compute Canada provides a range of storage options, from high-speed temporary local storage to different kinds of long-term storage, so that users can choose what best corresponds to their needs and usage patterns. The main Compute Canada... Read More »
February 24, 2019

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