Using Advanced Research Computing (ARC) in Health Sciences, Genomics & Bioinformatics

WestGrid has partnered with the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) Team at the University of British Columbia and experts at...

Supercomputing to Go Back in Time: Reconstruction of the History of Canada’s Forests with Satellite Data

Canada is a vast nation, dominated by forested ecosystems. From a total area approaching 1 billion hectares, Canada has about 350 million hectares of land with trees.

Sensory Studies with Important Implications

Neurogenomicist Tiffany Timbers readily admits she prefers to concentrate her studies on nematodes (roundworms) and other...

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

A University of Calgary (UofC) research team comprised of Allan Rocha, Usman Alim and Julio Daniel Silva has won Compute Canada’s inaugural “Visualize This!” Challenge. The national competition, organized by Compute Canada’s Visualization Team,... Read More »
December 2, 2016
On November 24, 2016, as part of WestGrid's ongoing initiative to keep its users informed, our management team and support staff shared the latest updates from WestGrid on: The migration of users and data from Silo, Jasper and Hungabee RAC and... Read More »
November 29, 2016
Join the Compute Canada team and help lead the acceleration of research innovation by deploying state-of-the-art advanced research computing (ARC) systems, storage and software solutions. Compute Canada provides essential ARC services and... Read More »
November 29, 2016
Our ‘Users in the News’ series showcases and celebrates researchers who have recently made headlines, from local papers to international newswires. Did we miss anything? Send your news to   Unexpected species' extinction found in... Read More »
November 21, 2016
Several leading Canadian and international organizations successfully tested a next-generation, ultra-fast data transfer at SC16, the world’s largest supercomputing conference. Led by Compute Canada, this demonstration is one of the fastest, long-... Read More »
November 17, 2016

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