WestGrid announces 2018 Research Computing Summer Schools for UBC and UManitoba

This June, WestGrid is hosting Research Computing Summer Schools at the University of British Columbia (June 11-14) and the...

Massive galaxy cluster discovery sheds new light on how the largest structures in our universe are formed

A team of researchers from institutions including the University of Victoria (UVic), the National Research Council of Canada, Dalhousie University, the University of Illinois, and the Flatiron Institute, have discovered a cluster of galaxies assembling very differently and more quickly than current models would predict.

Compute Canada Launches Bioinformatics Support Resource

TORONTO, ON (January 17, 2018) – Today, Compute Canada launched the Canadian Bioinformatics Helpdesk (https://bioinformatics...

Getting Started on Compute Canada National Systems

Compute Canada’s newest national systems -- Cedar and Graham -- are now available for use by researchers. How To Access You...

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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Cedar Planned Outage May 28

The Cedar System will be unavailable starting May 28 for system maintenance. The expected length of the downtime is 4 days.

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Compute Canada has announced its 2018 Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC) results and recipients. This year's RAC received the highest number of submissions in its history with 469 projects applying for an allocation — an increase of 15% over... Read More »
May 10, 2018
CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a call for proposals for development of software tools to support a strong research data management (RDM) ecosystem in... Read More »
May 9, 2018
This June, WestGrid is hosting Research Computing Summer Schools at the University of British Columbia (June 11-14) and the University of Manitoba (June 25-28). Courses will explore introductory and advanced topics in: high performance computing... Read More »
May 1, 2018
VICTORIA, BC (25 April 2018) – Galaxy clusters are the largest objects in our universe. With masses comparable to a million-billion suns, they contain as many as 1,000 galaxies, vast amounts of dark matter, gargantuan black holes and X-ray-emitting... Read More »
April 25, 2018
Calling all researchers at the University of Alberta! You’ve heard about research data management through coverage on national initiatives or regular updates on what’s happening in the space, but when working in this area day-to-day how do you... Read More »
April 24, 2018

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