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December 15, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of December 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a roundup of the regional activities and national initiatives that have kept the WestGrid team busy lately. Stories include:

  • WestGrid's Executive Director, Lindsay Sill, shares a recap from her experience at SC'16, the world's largest supercomputing...
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October 27, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of October 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a roundup of the activities, events and user news that has kept the WestGrid team busy lately. Stories include:

  • WestGrid's Executive Director, Lindsay Sill, ran her first computational job on a WestGrid system this month. She walks us through her experience...
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September 22, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of September 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a roundup of the activities, events and user news that has made the start of fall a busy month for the WestGrid team. Stories include:

  • A...
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July 28, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of July 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes a recap of the CANHEIT | HPCS Conference (co-hosted this year by WestGrid, Compute Canada, CUCCIO and the University of Alberta), the results of Compute Canada's Awards of Excellence, and more:

  • WestGrid welcomes a new face to its team -- Megan Allen, joins as...
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March 10, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of March 2016 is now available to read online. This month's newsletter includes updates on Compute Canada's Awards of Execellence Program, account renewals, the CANHEIT | HPCS Call for Submissions, and other upcoming training events:

  • Executive Director Lindsay Sill encourages users to recognize and celebrate the important behind-the-...
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January 29, 2016

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of January 2016 is now available to read online. Have you noticed anything different about our website and newsletter? After more than 10 years of loyal service, WestGrid's navy and maroon colours have been retired. We're pleased to kick off 2016 with a refreshed logo and a new colour scheme. We hope you like the new look.

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December 23, 2015

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of December 2015 is now available to read online.

Some of the items featured in this month's newsletter include:

  • Executive Director Lindsay Sill sharing a look back on the successes and milestones of WestGrid over the past year,
  • information on Compute Canada's second round of SPARC consultations to compile the data storage requirements and high...
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WestGrid November 2015 Newsletter
November 23, 2015

WestGrid's newsletter for the month of November 2015 is now available to read online.

Some of the items featured in this month's newsletter include:

  • John Simpson, WestGrid and Compute Canada's Digital Humanities Specialist, shares details of our partnership with Software Carpentry to deliver hands-on workshops to help researchers gain important core competencies for advanced research computing, ...
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September 30, 2015

WestGrid's newsletter for September 2015 is now available to read online.

Some of the items featured in this month's newsletter include:

  • a recap of the CANARIE National Summit, Emerging Technologies: The Path and the Potential for Canada, from Lindsay Sill, WestGrid's Executive Director
  • an overview of the user training opportunities WestGrid is offering this fall -- open to all...
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June 26, 2015

WestGrid's newsletter for June 2015 is now available to read online.

Some of the items featured in this month's newsletter include:

  • a recap of Compute Canada's 2015 High Performance Computing Symposium from Lindsay Sill, WestGrid's Executive Director
  • a note of congratulations to the WestGrid partner support staff who received Compute Canada Awards of Excellence
  • a reminder of the...
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