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July 13, 2018

Our next Community Town Hall is today Friday July 13. Join us for the latest updates on WestGrid and Compute Canada activities and news. This session is open to any members of the research community from all disciplines and departments.

Friday, July 13
9:00 - 10:00 am (Pacific Time)
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July 12, 2018

At a special awards evening during the CANHEIT-TECC 2018 conference, Compute Canada continued its tradition of celebrating and recognizing exceptional contributions and outstanding support of the Canadian research community. Two WestGrid team members, Masao Fujinaga and Kamil Marcinkowski, were among the 2018 winners of the Compute Canada Awards of Excellence.

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July 4, 2018

As part of a Women in HPC (WHPC) workshop at the Supercomputing 2018 conference, WHPC is inviting submissions from women to present their HPC work to the HPC community as a short/lightning talk. There will be the opportunity to meet with leading employers from across the HPC community and discuss your work with them.

We are encouraging women who consider themselves to be ‘early career’ (i.e. still studying or within five years of graduation) to participate,...

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July 4, 2018

Our ‘Users in the News’ series showcases and celebrates researchers who have recently made headlines, from local papers to international newswires.

Did we miss anything? Send your news to info@westgrid.ca.

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Canada to lead ‘coldbox’ technology for high-luminosity LHC upgrade with $10M from Government of Canada

June 25, 2018, Vancouver Sun

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June 18, 2018

CANARIE and Research Data Canada (RDC) are inviting researchers to tune into a webinar they are hosting on June 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM EST. Presented by James McGregor, Associate Director, Strategic Projects and Services, Public Knowledge Project (PKP), this webinar will focus on the GDPR as it applies to Canadian researchers and research organizations, informed primarily by the Public Knowledge Project’s understanding of the issue. ...

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June 18, 2018

Join us for our next Community Town Hall on Friday July 13 for the latest updates on WestGrid and Compute Canada activities and news. This session is webstreamed live online and open to any members of the research community from all disciplines and departments.

Friday, July 13
9:00 - 10:00 am (Pacific Time)
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June 15, 2018

WestGrid user and University of Victoria researcher Falk Herwig and his collaborators have used Compute Canada Niagara supercomputer to simulate life of a star. A summary of their work was recently profiled in R&D magazine

To understand a star’s structure, researchers simulate them on a supercomputer using complex hydrodynamics calculations over a long...

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June 8, 2018

Our ‘Users in the News’ series showcases and celebrates researchers who have recently made headlines, from local papers to international newswires.

Did we miss anything? Send your news to info@westgrid.ca.

 

UBC prof nabs 100k prize for toddler language research

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June 4, 2018

There are just a few days left to register for CANHEIT-TECC 2018, Canada's largest gathering of higher education IT leaders and advanced research computing (ARC) experts. Hosted by CUCCIO, SFU, and Compute Canada, the event is taking place on SFU campus on Burnaby Mountain in Vancouver June 18-21 and features panel discussions, presentations, birds of a feather discussions, poster sessions, and keynote addresses....

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May 31, 2018

Join the WestGrid team and help lead the acceleration of research innovation by deploying state-of-the-art advanced research computing (ARC) systems, storage and software solutions. WestGrid provides essential ARC services and infrastructure for Canadian researchers and their collaborators in all academic and industrial sectors. 

Check out the latest career opportunities on the WestGrid Careers page or view the specific positions via the links below:

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