Applications Open for International HPC Summer School

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Canada, Europe, Japan, and the United States are invited to apply to participate in the 12th International HPC Summer School, to be 


Large-scale data transfer demo is a big win for researchers

December 7, 2021 – Several leading Canadian and international organizations successfully tested large-scale data transfers at SC21, the world’s largest conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. Led 

Results of the 2021 Resource Allocation Competitions

On March 16, 2021, award letters were issued to all applicants to the 2021 Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC). Allocations started on April 1, 2021, and are valid until the end 


The Federated Research Data Repository is now in Full Production

Portage’s Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) has officially launched into full production! Full production offers many new features and benefits: Publish research data in a Canadian-owned, bilingual national repository option 

Support for COVID-19 research projects

  Canada’s research community is mobilizing to help address the current COVID-19 crisis and the Compute Canada Federation (CCF) has an important role to play in supporting this #ResearchForGood. If 

International Women in HPC Summit

Are you a leader, innovator, researcher, or academic? Do you want to help build an inclusive and diverse HPC community? Join host Simon Fraser University for a one-of-a-kind Summit celebrating 

Designing New Molecules

Jason Masuda has something in common with the alchemists of old. But instead of trying to turn lead into gold, he’s building substances that have never been seen on Earth 

Compute Canada Awards of Excellence

Toronto, ON – January 20, 2017 – Compute Canada launched its annual Awards of Excellence to recognize exceptional contributions made by the advanced research computing experts that help Canada’s research 

Compute Canada’s Annual Report 2015-2016

Compute Canada’s Annual Report 2015-2016 “Supercomputing: Innovation’s Infrastructure” is now available. Please take a moment to read about our accomplishments of this past year, and learn more about how Compute 

Why these women chose a career in HPC

From left to right: Lesley Shannon, Lucille De Haitre, Gráinne McElroy and Megan Meredith-Lobay   The face of advanced research computing is changing. This year’s Compute Canada conference included more female 


Join Canada’s largest gathering of advanced research computing experts and researchers! HPCS is celebrating its 30th year as it joins forces with CANHEIT to offer a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate 

CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 Call For Submissions Now Open

Join Compute Canada and CUCCIO June 19-22 in Edmonton, AB for a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate and share best practices in higher education IT and data-intensive, computational research. Lead the discussion around ways to advance national initiatives, strategies and vision for building world-class digital infrastructure in Canada. 

Literary history hound

As part of a series, the Canada Foundation for Innovation created five profiles on researchers who unlock the power of big data. By Sharon Oosthoek Susan Brown, University of Guelph 

Particle spotter

As part of a series, the Canada Foundation for Innovation created five profiles on researchers who unlock the power of big data. By Sharon Oosthoek Reda Tafirout, TRIUMF The holy 

Protein Sleuth

As part of a series, the Canada Foundation for Innovation created five profiles on researchers who unlock the power of big data. By Sharon Oosthoek Régis Pomès, SickKids Hospital Spying 

Stephane Moreau

Managing the flow

Stephane Moreau studies the acoustics of transportation systems to minimize health risks Stephane Moreau describes his fields of study as “transportation and ventilation systems” but he admits that when it 

Digital Humanities - Compute Canada

Compute Canada’s Technology Briefing

Compute Canada is the national resource provider for advanced research computing and big data, delivering a full range of systems and services to researchers. Funding from the Canada Foundation for 

Long-time Compute Canada user and Queen’s professor wins Nobel Prize in Physics

A Vision for Research Excellence in Canada

Compute Canada’s Digital Research Infrastructure Consultations Response Advanced research computing underpins our national prosperity and is a major ingredient in the recipe that will transform our nation from a resource-based 

Compute Canada Awards of Excellence 2015

Compute Canada Awards of Excellence

Within Compute Canada’s four regions, more than 200 team members and support personnel are distributed from coast to coast, many employed by universities, enabling them to work closely with local research 

Impact Biomechanics

Dr. Duane Cronin builds virtual human body models that give insight into what happens in accidents, what types of injuries occur, and how to prevent them. 

Neuroinformatics Research Compute Canada Dr Stephen Stother


Dr. Stephen Strother sets up neuroinformatics frameworks to speed up the translation of imaging neuroscience for clinical studies of brain disorders  

Oceanography research


Dr. Katja Fennel develops and applies realistic numerical models of the physical, chemical and biological changes occurring in coastal marine ecosystems  

Dr. Nikolas Provatas - condensed matter physics

Condensed Matter Physics

Dr. Nikolas Provatas uses computer modelling and simulations to understand how to design better materials and products from the atomic scale up.