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Government of Canada seeking input on federal open science

To help guide the Government of Canada in making its science more open and accessible, it is asking for feedback from users...

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Notice to users: The Cedar system will be unavailable July 15-16. This outage is necessary to complete upgrades to Cedar’s /home and /scratch filesystems. During this time, users will not be able to log in or run jobs on the cluster. Any jobs in... Read More »
July 7, 2019
Over the last year, WestGrid has been adding developer expertise to its team in order to meet researchers' growing needs for specialized software and services that support their research projects. WestGrid's developer team is led by Senior Developer... Read More »
July 6, 2019
WestGrid's quarterly newsletter is now available to read online. If you would like to be added to the mailing list to receive WestGrid newsletters, sign up here. Stories this month include: A welcome to Ahmad Bisher, WestGrid's new Director,... Read More »
July 6, 2019
To help guide the Government of Canada in making its science more open and accessible, it is asking for feedback from users and stakeholders of open science in Canada. Do you: Use, or wish to use, data generated by government scientists? Need to... Read More »
July 4, 2019
Astronomy is one of Canada’s strongest sciences and that’s one of the reasons Severin Gaudet is happy to be working in the field. Gaudet is a computer guy — a software project manager, to be exact — but he works in the National Research Council’s... Read More »
June 25, 2019

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