WestGrid Research Computing Summer School coming to University of Calgary May 27-30

WestGrid is bringing its four-day Research Computing Summer School to the University of Calgary (UofC) on May 27-30, 2019,...

WEBINAR April 17: Computing graphs on an HPC cluster

Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 17 where we'll walk through the process of working with distributed...

University of Alberta Research Computing Spring Bootcamp - April 29 - May 3

Does your research rely on computing, or are you curious about research data management and other library-assisted research...

WestGrid Legacy Systems Defunding Update: Orcinus

On March 31, 2019, WestGrid’s remaining legacy system -- Orcinus -- will be defunded and no longer available as part of the...

2018 User Survey: The results are in!

Thank you to the more than 260 respondents who took the time to complete our third annual WestGrid User Survey last November...
WestGrid webinar RDM March 2019

WestGrid announces webinars and training workshops for Winter / Spring 2019

WestGrid runs training activities year-round, ranging from online webinars to in-person workshops and summer schools. Mark...
Saturna Island WestGrid Ann-Lise Norman Research Showcase

Understanding the effects of atmospheric sulfate

At the University of Calgary, Dr. Ann-Lise Norman is investigating the complex relationship between gases, particles, clouds and precipitation, in hopes of using this knowledge to more accurately predict extreme precipitation events.

Part of a National Computing Platform

WestGrid is one of four regional divisions of Compute Canada, a national platform of supercomputing expertise and resources.
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Does your research rely on computing, or are you curious about research data management and other library-assisted research topics? Then join University of Alberta IST and the Libraries from April 29 to May 3 for their Research Computing Spring... Read More »
April 11, 2019
WestGrid is bringing its four-day Research Computing Summer School to the University of Calgary (UofC) on May 27-30, 2019, hosted in partnership with UofC Research Computing Services and the Schulich School of Engineering. This training event is... Read More »
April 8, 2019
Join us for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 17 where we'll walk through the process of working with distributed unstructured data in the programming language of Chapel. This online presentation will be hosted by Alex Razoumov, Visualization... Read More »
April 5, 2019
In support of Research Computing in ICT, the University of Saskatchewan is seeking an Advanced Computing System Administrator to perform system administration on University of Saskatchewan and WestGrid / Compute Canada systems, including large... Read More »
April 4, 2019
For several months, the Calcul Québec team has been working on the commissioning of a new supercomputer called Béluga, which will become available on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 for all Compute Canada users. This new supercomputer is a general... Read More »
March 27, 2019

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