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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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December 23, 2014

WestGrid's December 2014 newsletter is now available online. Top news items include the announcement of Compute Canada co-hosting a series of community consultations in January with CFI on its Cyberinfrastructure Initiative, a new Digital Humanities Specialist joining WestGrid's support team in January, some quick tips for accessing Compute Canada's new Globus Portal, as well as a number of interesting user-focused tutorials...

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August 27, 2014

WestGrid's August 2014 newsletter is now available online. Top news items include the announcement of our partnership with the BC Cancer Agency’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, user tips for making the most of Allinea DDT software, as well as a number of interesting user-focused tutorials and seminars coming up.

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WestGrid July 2014 Newsletter
July 6, 2014
WestGrid's July 2014 newsletter is now available online. Top news items include the announcement of our partnership with UBC IT Services for our basic support services, and a new online workshop for WestGrid users: How to Get the... Read more...
WestGrid Newsletter April 2014
April 28, 2014

WestGrid's April 2014 newsletter is now available online. Top news items include a welcome to Thompson Rivers University as a new WestGrid partner institution, and the announcement of a new...

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WestGrid Newsletter March 2014
March 25, 2014

WestGrid's March 2014 newsletter is now available online. Top news items include a call for community feedback on Compute Canada's Draft Strategic Plan, notice that Compute Canada account renewals must be completed by April 14, and a reminder that our last two seminars in the Coast to Coast and...

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February 7, 2014

WestGrid's February 2014 newsletter is now available online. Top news items include a recap of the Compute Canada Resource Allocation process, HPCS 2014 Early Bird Registration opening, and a call for applications to an international HPC...

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January 30, 2014

Message from the Interim Executive Director

At Compute Canada and WestGrid, the start of a new calendar year means the start of a new round of major allocations on our computing and data storage systems across the country. This year, grants of more than $134 million worth of state-of-the-art computing, storage, and support resources were allocated to...

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