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.

How can we help you?

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

Recent News

On Wednesday, November 27, Compute Canada's Arbutus Team will be installing a network security appliance on the commodity internet connection to Arbutus, Compute Canada's national cloud system. This work will be performed between 9:00 to 10:00 am (... Read More »
November 21, 2019
WestGrid webinar May 2019 Twitter data
Did you know you can access up to 5,000 tweets a month through the sandbox options of Twitter's APIs? This webinar will walk you through the basics of how to mine Twitter for valuable data for research. Session Details Wednesday, Nov 2710:00 am... Read More »
November 17, 2019
Four online consultation sessions have been announced as the next step towards implementation of the Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) Contribution program. This program will be governed by a not-for-profit organization that will coordinate... Read More »
November 5, 2019
WestGrid Research Computing Winter School University of Victoria
Building on its successful program of Summer Schools, WestGrid is pleased to announce its inaugural Research Computing Winter School will be held at the University of Victoria on December 10-13, 2019. The four-day Winter School will provide hands-on... Read More »
November 3, 2019
Have you entered the 2019 Visualize This! Challenge yet? We have a new prize up for grabs: a Dell UltraSharp 32” 4K USB-C Monitor, generously donated by Dell EMC. Led by the Compute Canada Visualization Working Group, and coordinated this year by... Read More »
November 1, 2019

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