Pawsey news

15 December 2022

National supercomputing grants supporting more science than ever before

NCI Australia and the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre are pleased to announce the outcomes of the 2023 National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS). The National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme is Australia’s leading scheme for allocating computing resources on the nation’s peak supercomputing systems, Gadi and Setonix. A rigorous merit-based assessment conducted by a diverse committee

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Deputy Premier Hon Minister Cook while visiting the Centre, in front of Setonix, while Stacy Tyson, our project manager, explained the supercomputer innovative cooling system
15 November 2022

WA Government funding pushes supercomputing to new heights

The Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre has welcomed the news that it will receive more than $22.4 million in funding from the Western Australian Government over five years, to support the positioning of WA as an international leader in high-performance computing (HPC). The announcement was made hours after Setonix, Pawsey’s new supercomputer was recognised as one

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Mark Stickells, Ann Backhaus, Maciej Cytowsci and Ugo Varetto, at our booth in SC22 Dallas, while our Quokkas are displayed drawing a number four because our ranking in the Green500
15 November 2022

Australia’s Setonix named the fourth greenest supercomputer in the world

At peak power, Setonix is 30 times more powerful than its predecessors and ten times more energy efficient. PERTH, AUSTRALIA, 15 November 2022 — Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre announced its latest supercomputer, Setonix, has been recognised as one of the greenest supercomputers in the world, after ranking in the top5 on the globally recognised Green500

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11 October 2022

International collaboration sparks fruitful dialogue on Pawsey HPC

Over a lightning 72-hour conference, Pawsey played host to the many brilliant minds of supercomputing from across the planet during the second PaCER Conference, P’Con. The Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre, and Executive Director, Mark Stickells inducted their brand-new Exhibition Space for #PCON22. The goal of the Pawsey Centre for Extreme Scale Readiness, or PaCER, is to prepare Australian computational

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28 September 2022

Supporting Australia’s quantum computing future

Pawsey’s Executive Director, Mark Stickells, has joined a team of expert advisors on a national advisory committee, led by Chief Scientist Cathy Foley AO, committed to unlocking Australia’s quantum capability across research, industry and government sectors.   Industry and Science Minister, Hon Ed Husic MP recently announced a new National Quantum Advisory Committee, a board

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22 September 2022

HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards are open now for voting!

Each year the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards are determined by our readers across the HPC community, to recognize the most outstanding individuals, organizations, products, and technologies in the industry. The nomination period is over, and many great entries have been submitted – now it’s up to you to support the best and brightest make their

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9 August 2022

Supercomputing Merit Allocation Schemes – NOW OPEN!

Supercomputing Merit Allocation Schemes for 2023 allocation round are now open.  The National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) is Australia’s premiere grant scheme for access to high-performance computing (HPC) resources. The two Tier-1 HPC facilities in Australia, the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) and the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre, together offer hundreds of millions of hours

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8 August 2022

Promising beginnings for Australia’s newest supercomputer

Australia’s newest supercomputer, Setonix, has produced a highly detailed image of a supernova remnant immediately after the computing system’s first stage was made available to researchers. Data used to create the image was collected with CSIRO’s ASKAP radio telescope, which is owned and operated by Australia’s national science agency, on Wajarri Yamatji Country in Western

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Mars meteorite analysis. Left, artistic impression of where an asteroid hit the surface of Mars 5-10Ma ago, ejected Black Beauty and its transit to the Earth (white line). On the right, the dataset and methods used to identify the ejection site of the meteorite.
13 July 2022

Source of ancient Martian rocks found using supercomputers

Now we can sample other planets without leaving home Published in Nature Communications Five to ten million years ago an asteroid smashed into Mars. It created a massive crater and propelled a chunk of ancient Martian crust into space as a new meteorite, which eventually crashed into Africa. We now know where on Mars that meteorite

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1 July 2022

Setonix fires up for researchers

The first phase of the new Setonix supercomputer is now available, creating a faster, user-friendly interface to accelerate discoveries. Setonix Phase 1 is delivering double the compute power of its predecessor, Magnus, via 3rd generation AMD EPYC CPUs. Setonix gives Pawsey’s researchers access to greater performance, enhanced memory bandwidth, and connectivity to the 10x faster

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