Compute Canada RAC 2016 Call for Proposals Now Available

Compute Canada's 2016 Resource Allocation Competition (RAC) Call for Proposals is now available online and submissions will...

UofA Researchers using big data to find more efficent cattle

Researchers at the University of Alberta are using big data and Advanced Research Computing resources from Compute Canada...
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Computer Simulations Offering New Insights Into Drug-Resistant Viruses

At The University of Winnipeg, Joshua Hollett is leveraging Compute Canada resources to better understand the role of viral mutation in the treatment of HIV and HCV.

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UofA Lab Develops Tools to Foster Minority Languages

Antti Arppe, Assistant Professor in Quantitative Linguistics at the University of Alberta, is hoping to develop a series of technical language tools for minority languages.

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