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

To expand its Research Computing capabilities, The University of Manitoba is looking to enhance its Advanced Research Computing (ARC) Team with a new Cloud Computing Support Specialist. The University's ARC Team provides local and national... Read More »
January 14, 2021
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, January 20 where we'll take an introductory look at workflows with Programmable Filter / Source in Paraview. This online presentation will be hosted by Alex Razoumov, WestGrid's Visualization and Training... Read More »
January 13, 2021
Screenshot of event date details for NVIDIA GPU Hackathon at SFU on Feb 22 to March 03
GPU Hackathons provide exciting opportunities for scientists to accelerate their AI research or HPC codes under the guidance of expert mentors from National Labs, Universities and Industry leaders in a collaborative environment. Simon Fraser... Read More »
January 11, 2021
Screenshot of a simulation of the convection of the Earth's mantle.
Building on four successful years hosting a national Visualize This! Challenge, the Compute Canada Visualization Working Group is joining forces with IEEE to co-host the 2021 IEEE SciVis Contest, an international competition to create novel... Read More »
January 10, 2021
WestGrid Research Computing Winter School University of Victoria
WestGrid runs training activities year-round and has expanded its online offerings to range from webinars to interactive workshops to multi-day Research Computing Shools. Mark your calendars for the upcoming online training activities we're planning... Read More »
January 7, 2021

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