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.
18 April 2019

Pawsey is strengthening its long-term collaborations with the astronomy community

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, as part of Astronomy Data and Computing Services (ADACS), is launching a new uptake program to enhance the support for large scale astronomy projects by embedding technical staff within research groups. ADACS is a collaboration between Swinburne University, Curtin University, and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, funded by Astronomy Australia Ltd, via

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5 April 2019

Pawsey Capital Refresh – Reference Groups Established

In a significant step on the path towards the $70 million upgrade to Pawsey’s supercomputing infrastructure, the terms of reference and membership of key User and Technical Reference Groups have been established for the Pawsey Capability Refresh.  These have been approved by the Pawsey Refresh Program Board to direct the expenditure of funds to upgrade

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5 April 2019

Pawsey’s GPU resources – optimising code with up to 1000x speedup

Researchers and industry participants accelerate their work nearly up to 1000 times after a week of fast-track learning process that helps them optimise their code using GPUs. This was achieved with the support of Pawsey supercomputing experts and internationally renowned mentors during the second edition of the GPU Hackathon, jointly organise with Oak Ridge National

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19 March 2019

Hyperscale and hyper-connectivity: an emerging HPC Asian Zone

Australian delegations have joined the Singapore National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) to commend the S$200m investment announcement, boosting their supercomputing power. The announcement was made by Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat during SupercomputingAsia (SCA) 2019. The conference is an annual event that encompasses an umbrella of notable supercomputing and allied events in Asia. The Pawsey

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18 February 2019

Pawsey Friday: Internship outcomes and rock art revelations

February saw the Pawsey Summer Internship program come to an end with 20 students presenting posters on their research, experiences and learnings at the Centre. Every year, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre runs an intensive 10-week internship program. In November 2018, a group of students were selected to join the program to delve deeper into their scientific

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29 January 2019

Innovative storage service showcased by Pawsey in Rome

Pawsey innovative approach toward seamless integration between computing resources and storage was showcased by Luca Cervigni, Systems Administrator and Mark Gray, Cloud Lead, during CS3 Conference in Rome. Each year Scientists from all over the world come together at The Cloud Storage Services for File Synchronization and Sharing conference otherwise known as CS3. The conference

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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: https://www.olcf.ornl.gov/gpu-hackathons/ 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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