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October 18, 2010

The Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Leadership Foundation is the premiere organization in Alberta that works to generate widespread public awareness for these worthy achievements in science and technology.

WestGrid researchers David Wishart and Pierre Boulanger are among the 36 honourees that have been selected for 2010, representing four strategic areas: biosciences, energy and environment, health solutions and technology futures.

A professor at the University of...

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September 30, 2010

This year WestGrid's Resource Allocation Call for Proposals will be done in conjunction with Compute Canada.

Principal Investigators (PIs) at Canadian academic institutions who require access to High Performance Computing (HPC) resources on Compute Canada systems are hereby invited to submit proposals requesting allocations of CPU time and storage to the 2010 Compute Canada National Resource Allocation Committee (NRAC).

Proposals must be submitted electronically to Compute Canada on or before November 8, 2010 at 3pm...

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September 8, 2010

You are invited to submit a paper with unpublished original work for ICCS 2011, Eleventh International Conference on Computational Science, in Tsukuba, Japan on June 1-3, 2011. You can submit to the main conference or one of the workshops. All accepted oral papers will appear in the proceedings.


Please, see http://www.iccs-meeting.org/iccs2011 for more information, including the call for workshops.

The theme for ICCS 2011 in Amsterdam is "The Ascent...

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August 17, 2010

Peter Tieleman, WestGrid executive member and Biological Sciences professor, was included in the 2010 edition of Canadian Who’s Who reference guide. The Canadian Who’s Who is a comprehensive source of biographical information on leading and influential Canadians. Dr. Tieleman’s research at the University of Calgary utilizes computer-modeling technology to focus on molecular biophysics of cells and the possible applications for treating diseases such as Alzheimer’s. A brief biography of Dr. Tieleman was included in the annual guide published...

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August 12, 2010

Please be advised that the WestGrid website upgrade to Drupal version 6 has been completed.

Those accessing the WestGrid Intranet will notice a change in format. If you notice any issues as a result of the upgrade, please contact webmaster@westgrid.ca.

August 12, 2010

The Academic Information and Communication Technologies (AICT) department at the University of Alberta is seeking a Team Lead - Research Support.

To apply, please click here. The closing date is August 16, 2010.

Duties

  • Ensures that the AICT computing cluster is supported so that all University of Alberta researchers can run their research computing code to obtain data and results
  • Ensures...
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July 15, 2010

A Workshop on Autonomic Computational Science, will be held in conjunction with the IEEE Grid 2010 Conference in Brussels (Oct, 2010).
 
For details of the workshop and topics of interest, please see:
 
  http://wiki.esi.ac.uk/ACS2010
 
We hope you will consider submitting to this workshop, as well as helping bring it to the attention of your colleagues/collaborators.
 
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to...

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July 8, 2010

The deadline for voting for ideas in the Digital Economy consultation process has been extended.

Please submit your vote by Monday, July 12, 2010.

More information and voting instructions can be found here.

Thank you in advance for your participation.

July 8, 2010

Industry Canada has launched a consultation process in order to develop a strategy for the digital economy. The details can be found here. The site encourages submissions in response to the questions and issues raised by the government's consultation paper and a number of submissions are already available on the web site. The site encourages participation and, in particular, encourages you to vote for or against particular ideas located in the “Idea Forum”...

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July 6, 2010

The WestGrid email issue has now been resolved. Our apologies for any inconvenience the email outage may have caused as a result of the email system security change.

All emails sent during the affected period (June 28 - June 29) should have been held and do not need to be resent. We appreciate your patience as we work to respond to the many messages that were received during the past week by the WestGrid Support and Accounts teams. If you have not yet received a response and you'd like to follow up, please feel free to contact...

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