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

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WestGrid is delivering a new online Research Computing Autumn School this November. Eight courses will be delivered over eight different days and sessions will be focused around introductory or 'getting started' themes. The format will feature a... Read More »
October 16, 2020
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Simon Fraser University is partnering with NVIDIA to offer a number of bootcamps and a hackaton events utilizing Cedar's supercomputing power. Cedar is one of five national systems Compute Canada deployed as part of one of the biggest advanced... Read More »
October 15, 2020
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Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday October 28 where we'll look at some of the advanced ways to use VMD for the visualization and analysis of biological systems. This online presentation will be hosted by Olivier Fisette, and Advanced... Read More »
October 15, 2020
logos of SFU and NVIDIA
Simon Fraser University is partnering with NVIDIA to offer a number of bootcamps and a hackaton events utilizing Cedar's supercomputing power. Cedar is one of five national systems Compute Canada deployed as part of one of the biggest advanced... Read More »
October 11, 2020
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Interested in using public cloud services such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS)? Want to learn how they can support your research? University of British Columbia (UBC) Advanced Research Computing (ARC) is hosting the UBC ARC Cloud... Read More »
October 11, 2020

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