Pawsey news

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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2018 Pawsey Interns
30 November 2018

2018 Pawsey Summer Internships have begun

The annual Pawsey Summer Internship program has begun at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Every year, the Centre runs an intensive 10-week internship program. In November 2018, nineteen students were selected to join the program and delve deeper into their scientific areas through high-performance computing. Students will be supervised by project leads on their respective projects, which

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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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8 September 2018

Bringing together the bioinformaticians of today and tomorrow

It was with great excitement the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre hosted the inaugural joint Pawsey-COMBINE Bioinformatics Symposium on 6th and 7th September. Bioinformaticians and the Pawsey Supercomputers have had a long association. Bioinformaticians run a variety of research workflows, which have a range of computational requirements. Therefore, they use many different systems at Pawsey, including Magnus,

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3 September 2018

Applications open for 2019 access to Pawsey Supercomputers

Researchers – calls are open for supercomputing time on Magnus at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in 2019. If you are interested in using supercomputing resources for your meritorious research between January and December in 2019, please consider applying. The 2019 calls are for the following schemes: National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) – supports computational research

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