Who is WestGrid?

WestGrid is a not-for-profit organization with the vision to be a catalyst for digitally-enabled R&D in Western Canada.

How can we help you?

WestGrid helps researchers in Western Canada tackle bigger challenges and tougher problems -- some at a scope and scale never thought possible.

Recent News

Visualize This Challenge 2019 WestGrid Compute Canada
Have you entered the 2019 Visualize This! Challenge yet? Led by the Compute Canada Visualization Working Group, and coordinated this year by WestGrid, SciNet, SHARCNET, and Calcul Québec, the 2019 Visualize This! Challenge invites researchers from... Read More »
November 25, 2019
On Wednesday, November 27, Compute Canada's Arbutus Team will be installing a network security appliance on the commodity internet connection to Arbutus, Compute Canada's national cloud system. This work will be performed between 9:00 to 10:00 am (... Read More »
November 21, 2019
The Linked Infrastructure for Networked Cultural Scholarship (LINCS), a project to convert large datasets into an organized, interconnected, machine-processable set of resources for Canadian cultural research, is seeking a Technical Manager and a... Read More »
November 20, 2019
WestGrid webinar May 2019 Twitter data
Did you know you can access up to 5,000 tweets a month through the sandbox options of Twitter's APIs? This webinar will walk you through the basics of how to mine Twitter for valuable data for research. Session Details Wednesday, Nov 2710:00 am... Read More »
November 17, 2019

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