Megan Meredith-Lobay: Digitizing the Humanities

Megan Meredith-Lobay, based at the University of British Columbia, is an ARC analyst for the digital humanities and social...

Meet the University of British Columbia's ARC Team

The UBC Advanced Research Computing (ARC) team is an institutionally-dedicated service for research across all disciplines...

University of Alberta Research Team Exploring Artificial Intelligence Applications in Security

About a year ago a team of researchers led by Dr. Michael Bowling at the University of Alberta created a computer program that essentially solved the game of two-person Texas hold’em poker.

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

Recent News

Data Storage Solution will enhance national research and discovery capabilities and promote collaboration Toronto, August 24th, 2016. Compute Canada in partnership with its member institutions announced the results of a multi-million dollar... Read More »
August 24, 2016
Compute Canada is looking for a smart, motivated Junior Programmer/Analyst and a Senior Programmer/Analyst to join its team of advanced research computing specialists. They will work on a wide range of software development projects in support of... Read More »
August 23, 2016
On August 17th, 2016, WestGrid hosted its second Town Hall via video conference to discuss Compute Canada's plans to migrate user data to its new national systems, as well as to dicuss changes to the 2017 Resource Allocation Competition (RAC)... Read More »
August 18, 2016
Over the next few months, many WestGrid users will be affected by two key initiatives related to user access to Compute Canada systems. Please read on for more details, and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at Read More »
August 15, 2016
Throughout the past 10 years, the Banff Science Communications program has become very well renowned. It is a two-week intensive conference focused on improving the way attendees present their research both in writing and through oral presentations... Read More »
August 8, 2016