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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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May 26, 2015

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

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

  • an update on the latest activities and intiatives being led by John Simpson, Compute Canada's Digital Humanities Specialist
  • a QuickTips article on using OpenMP
  • top things you should know about Compute Canada's site consolidation...
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WestGrid April 2015 newsletter
April 24, 2015

WestGrid's April 2015 newsletter is now available online.

News items this month include:

  • Compute Canada was recognized in the Federal Government 2015 Budget as a key pillar of the digital research infrastructure in Canada
  • a QuickTips article on using the Python scripting language
  • WestGrid data volumes on Cybera's advanced research network have increased by 22% over last year...
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March 31, 2015

WestGrid's March 2015 newsletter is now available online.

News items this month include:

  • Compute Canada's announcement of the institutions nominated to host systems in its next round of infrastructure funding,
  • a call for researchers in the Digital Humanities to apply for one of two scholarships to attend the Digital Humanities Summer Institute,
  • a call for...
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February 10, 2015

WestGrid's February 2015 newsletter is now available online.

News items this month include:

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