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Science Rendezvous 2016

Join us Saturday, May 7th for Science Rendezvous! It is an annual festival at the University of Toronto that takes science out of the lab and onto the street. At the SciNet booth, explorers of all ages will find out how researchers use computers for discovery. They will see how simple computer simulations that you
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Gravitational Waves detected!!!

On February 11th, 2016 (10:30AM EST), scientists from Caltech, MIT and the LIGO Scientific Collaboration together with representatives of the National Science Foundation, announced in a live press conference, the first direct detection of gravitational waves. The event detected, named GW150914, was produced by two colliding black holes, inspariling and merging together. This signal was
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Big Data Challenge for HighSchool Students 2016

SciNet in partnership with STEM Fellowship (http://stemfellowship.org/), SAS and Open Data Toronto, organized the second edition of the “Big Data Challenge for High School Students”. On Feb. 4th, the 2015/2016 Big Data Challenge for high school students took place. 8 teams from several schools across the GTA presented their research on data analytic in front
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International HPC Summerschool 2016 in Slovenia

Apply by 15 February 2016, decisions on March 9, 2016 Expenses-paid program Sponsored by PRACE, XSEDE, Riken, and Compute Canada website: http://ihpcss2016.hpc.fs.uni-lj.si/ The seventh International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences will be held from June 26-July 1, 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This is an advanced summer school on High Performance Computing which targets
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International HPC Summer School in Toronto

Eighty students from the US, Canada, Europe and Japan, plus about twenty speakers and over thirty mentors gathered at the University of Toronto from June 21 to June 26, 2015, to learn about High Performance Computing, and share experiences in this multi-disciplinary field (see https://ihpcss2015.computecanada.ca). Sponsored by PRACE, XSEDE, Riken, and Compute Canada , this
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2015 Ontario HPC Summer School Registration Opened

The Ontario Summerschool on High Performance Computing provides attendees with opportunities to learn and share knowledge and experience in high performance, technical, and data-centric computing. The Ontario Summerschool on High Performance Computing will have three installments. The first will be in London (May 25-29), the second in Toronto (July 9-13), hosted by SciNet, while the
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Science Rendezvous 2015

We had a great time at Science Rendezvous on May 9th, 2015! Science Rendezvous is an annual festival in Canada that takes science out of the lab and onto the street. The University of Toronto is one of the event sites, and SciNet has been part of this event for many years. At the SciNet
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Compute Ontario Research Day 2015

The Compute Ontario Research Day 2015 will be held on Thursday, May 21 at the Cambridge campus of Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. This will be a day filled with high performance computing related research done in Ontario. Have an interesting research story for which you used high performance computing (such as
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International HPC Summer School 2015

Apply by 11 March, decisions on 1 April Expenses paid by program Sponsored by PRACE, XSEDE, Riken, and Compute Canada website: https://ihpcss2015.computecanada.ca The sixth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences will be held from June 21-26, 2015, in Toronto, Canada. This is an advanced summer school on High Performance Computing which targets
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2015 Call for Compute Canada Resource Allocation Proposals

Compute Canada is announcing the launch of the 2015 Resource Competitions. In addition to the familiar Resource Allocation Competition (RAC), there are two other opportunities to access Compute Canada resources including the Fast Track and the NEW Research Platforms and Portals (RPP) Competition.