Pawsey News

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre are a Tier-1 facility in Australia which enables amazing, ground-breaking science across the nation. Due to this high profile, we have collected Pawsey coverage across a range of national and international media publications.
2 January 2019

Call for proposals for 2019 GPU Hackathon in Australia is open

We are pleased to inform that GPU Hackathon is coming back to Australia during the last week of March 2019. The event will be organised at the CORE Innovation Hub hackathon space in Perth’s CBD.   The call for team proposals is now open: Team proposal deadline: 4th February 2019 Notification of acceptance: 11th

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14 December 2018

Pawsey has released its 2017-18 Annual Report

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre has published their FY2018 Annual Report.  This Report showcases the breadth of research Pawsey supports and the people who are making it possible – researchers, our staff and the Board. It highlights the services and resources provided to the Australian research community along with the impact our expertise and infrastructure has

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14 December 2018

Supercomputing enthusiast among the new constellation of superstars of STEM

Pawsey researchers Bianca Capra, from UNSW, Caroline Moffat, from Curtin University, ICRAR’s Natasha Hurley-Walker and CSIRO’s Sara Pearce, are among 60 female scientists and technologist named ‘Superstars of STEM’ by Science and Technology Australia, announced by Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP. Launched in 2017, the ‘Superstars of STEM’ program

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12 December 2018

$21m in ARC funding to more than 50 Pawsey Users

Some 50 researchers who have enhanced their projects through the use of Pawsey’s supercomputing resources have been awarded over $20 million in funding through the Australian Research Council (ARC). Minister of Education, Mr Dan Tehan, has recently announced more than $380 million in funding for Australia’s university research projects through ARC. Over 30 researchers, benefiting

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7 December 2018

STEM superstar in the making

Pawsey was proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Game Changers Awards, which took place at ECU with WAITTA as one of the major organisers. The Game Changer Awards is a program bringing together students who are interested in STEM and innovation across WA. The one-day event was an opportunity to encourage future researchers

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Maciej and Karina at SC18
21 November 2018

SC18: Dallas – Education, outreach, training and kookaburras

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre recently returned from SC18 – the largest and prestigious international supercomputing conference for all things High-Performance Computing (HPC). Hosted in Dallas, Texas, the exhibition floor at SC featured more than 350 exhibitors in the industry and research communities, from over 100 countries. Australian HPC was represented by a joint booth from NCI

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Lorian_Young Inventors Runner-Up
5 November 2018

Pawsey’s young inventors’ supercomputers, Maverick and Athena

During the 2018 Pawsey Open Day, the Centre ran a Design your own Supercomputer competition, for young inventors. They had three key criteria to complete – the name of their supercomputer, what type of science the computer will embark on and how the supercomputer’s work will change the world.  This competition has been designed to

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Pawsey & NCI at eResearch Australasia 2018q
19 October 2018

eResearch, collaboration and continuity

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre spent a week in Melbourne for eResearch Australasia 2018, which saw a record-breaking 392 delegates, 104 exhibitors and 252 workshop attendees. The conference is an opportunity for delegates to engage, connect and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers to

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28 September 2018

How do you get a librarian, a physicist and an intern in the same room?

We don’t know the answer, but we have done it at Pawsey! On the 28th September, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre hosted its bi-monthly “Pawsey Friday”, a regular community event uniting researchers and technical staff. The event hosted over twenty attendees from multiple research institutions and universities such as CSIRO, the University of Western Australia and Edith

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20 September 2018

2018 Summer internships: Call for students is now open!

Great Students – World Class Infrastructure – Challenging Projects The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is searching for students ready to challenge themselves through our research internship program. Students from all fields and disciplines are encouraged to apply. We will provide access to high-performance computing, visualization facilities, large-scale data storage and high-speed communications along with expert help

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