WestGrid, Compute Canada & SFU Unveil Canada's Most Powerful Academic Supercomputer

Today WestGrid, Compute Canada, and Simon Fraser University (SFU) celebrated the launch of the most powerful academic...

HIgh-powered Computing: It’s Not Just for Astrophysics Anymore

Researchers in the humanities and social sciences are using digital infrastructure to help advance their research, and a Canadian-made tool called Voyant is allowing those who work with texts to do it with ease.

2016 WestGrid User Survey: The results are in!

WestGrid would like to extend our thanks to the over 260 users who took the time to complete our survey this past fall. The...

MIGRATION UPDATE: WestGrid Legacy System Defunding Dates Have Been Extended

On March 9, WestGrid received confirmation that the Nestor system at the University of Victoria will continue to operate...

Free Data Visualization Workshop Coming to University of Calgary - MAY 04

WestGrid's Visualization Coordinator Alex Razoumov is hosting a free hands-on workshop on data visualization at the...

SEEING BIG Data Visualization Showcase Returns for HPCS 2017 - Submit an Entry Today!

SEEING BIG is back! Now in its third year, the SEEING BIG Data Visualization Showcase is a high-profile exhibit of state-of-...

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Recent News

Today WestGrid, Compute Canada, and Simon Fraser University (SFU) celebrated the launch of the most powerful academic supercomputer in Canada, Cedar. Housed in the new data centre at SFU’s Burnaby Campus, Cedar will serve Canadian researchers across... Read More »
April 20, 2017
Researchers in the humanities and social sciences are using digital infrastructure to help advance their research, and a Canadian-made tool called Voyant is allowing those who work with texts to do it with ease. Susan Brown remembers seeing her... Read More »
April 20, 2017
WestGrid would like to extend our thanks to the over 260 users who took the time to complete our survey this past fall. The response was overwhelming and not just in the number of completed surveys but also in the detailed comments provided.  So... Read More »
April 10, 2017
WestGrid's Visualization Coordinator Alex Razoumov is hosting a free hands-on workshop on data visualization at the University of Calgary on Thursday, May 04. The full-day workshop will focus on the popular visualization software VisIt and will... Read More »
April 2, 2017
Compute Canada has launched its annual Awards of Excellence to recognize exceptional contributions made by the advanced research computing (ARC) experts who help Canada’s research community achieve bigger, better, and faster results. Compute Canada’... Read More »
April 2, 2017