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SuperDARN Canada Leading the Charge in Study of Global Space Weather Patterns

With much of our lives driven by digital devices, real-time communications, and a reliance on uninterrupted signals, it can...

SEEING BIG — Data Visualization Showcase at HPCS 2015 Now Accepting Submissions

This year, HPCS will host a visualization showcase to highlight state-of-the-art visualizations from Canadian researchers....

ATLAS-Canada Prepares for Next Run of the Large Hadron Collider; Higher Intensity Predicted to Generate More Data

In March 2015, the world’s largest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), will end a two-year shutdown and begin its second running phase, this time at a significantly higher collision energy level than before.

New Cloud Storage for WestGrid Users

WestGrid now provides ownCloud, a Dropbox-like cloud storage service, for all WestGrid users. ownCloud provides the ability to share files on any device with other WestGrid users in one simple-to-use, secure, private and controlled solution and can be accessed on your mobile device, desktop, or via a web interface.

Part of a National Computing Platform

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

Recent News

WestGrid April 2015 newsletter
WestGrid's April 2015 newsletter is now available online. News items this month include: Compute Canada was recognized in the Federal Government 2015 Budget as a key pillar of the digital research infrastructure in Canada a QuickTips article on... Read More »
April 24, 2015
Over the past year, WestGrid has transferred more than 5 PB of research data across Cybera and CANARIE’s advanced networks in Western Canada, representing a 22% increase in network traffic from 2013-14. That amounts to more than 80 million filing... Read More »
April 23, 2015
Budget 2016 Digital Research Infrastructure Investments
New investments announced today will accelerate discovery and innovation in Canada by supporting the essential tools required to conduct world-leading research. Compute Canada applauds the Government of Canada’s announcement of $100 million to be... Read More »
April 21, 2015
Winnipeg Free Press | Online EditionPublished Monday, April 13, 2015 WINNIPEG -- Renowned University of Manitoba Arctic researcher Prof. David Barber is leading an international sea ice expedition off the northeast coast of Newfoundland and Labrador... Read More »
April 16, 2015
WestGrid and Compute Canada would like to extend condolences to the family, friends and research colleagues of Dr. Tom Ziegler, who passed away on March 24, 2015 at the age of 69. A celebration of Tom’s life is being hosted at 4 pm today at the... Read More »
April 15, 2015