Pawsey news

Prof DK Panda from The Ohio State University
4 September 2019

HPCAC-AI 2019 – That’s a Wrap!

This year, the HPC-AI Advisory Council successfully held its third annual Perth conference in partnership with the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. The two-day conference was a collaborative symposium, bringing together over 120 attendees, international industry luminaries and experts from a wide variety of scientific disciplines. The conference was an enlightening experience of lively debate, learning and insight

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3 September 2019

Pawsey take the night’s sky

On a cold, August morning, six Pawsey staff set off to Geraldton, a regional town over 400 kilometres away from Perth. With stars on their minds, the team were destined for the Murchison Radio Observatory (MRO) – a radio-silent zone a further 350 kilometres from Geraldton. The MRO currently hosts two world-leading radio astronomy telescopes,

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26 August 2019

Pawsey at the 2019 Festival of Learning – ResBaz

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre attended Perth ResBaz 2019, hosting three training sessions at this ‘un-conference’ festival of learning, hosted by Curtin University. This year, Pawsey had four representatives attend. Anne Backhaus, Education and Training Manager, Luke Edwards, Data Specialist, and Supercomputing Applications Specialists Brian Skjerven and Marco De La Pierre, all delivered successful training sessions on

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26 August 2019

Presenting Pawsey: AYRO 2019

Luke Edwards, Pawsey Data Specialist, presented an introductory information session on Pawsey at this years’ Achieve Your Research Outcomes (AYRO) series, hosted by the University of Western Australia (UWA). Luke presented Pawsey in a 45-minute information session to an audience of potential users. The presentation introduced what the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is and what services

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2019 HPC Research Fellow - Jennifer Yeung
20 August 2019

Jennifer Yeung, Inaugural Pawsey Research Fellow

2019 saw Pawsey host its inaugural research fellow, Jennifer Yeung from Oshawa, Canada, as part of its new high-performance computing (HPC) research fellowship program. This fellowship provides professional graduates from non-computational or data science backgrounds, with the opportunity to explore the development of their career in the HPC industry. Jennifer, or Jenn as she prefers,

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16 August 2019

Celebrating 10 years of GovHack at Pawsey

A cool night in August kicked off the GovHack Connections event at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. As a sponsor of GovHack 2019, Pawsey hosted the Connections event to celebrate their milestone ten years of operation and inform hackers of the challenges they will face over the hackathon weekend. What is a GovHack? A GovHack is

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14 August 2019

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Welcomes Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Key Sector Representatives

Pawsey welcomed the Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, Dr Tobias Feakin. As part of his national roadshow on ‘Australia’s International Cyber Engagement Strategy’, Dr Feakin meet with Pawsey’s Executive Director, Mark Stickells along with members of Pawsey’s leadership team, and representatives from CSIRO, AustCyber and WA’s Cyber Innovation Hub, to discuss opportunities and risk in

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5 August 2019

Intern Call for Projects – EXTENDED

Project submissions will now close 30 August 2019 at 5pm WST. Over a 10-week period occurring between Monday, 25 November 2019 to Friday, 14 February 2020, Pawsey will host a group of talented undergraduate students (3rd & 4th year and honours students, Masters) to participate in projects related to high-performance computing (HPC). Who can submit

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5 August 2019

Applications open for 2020 access to Pawsey Supercomputers

Calls are open for supercomputing time on Magnus at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in 2020. If you are interested in using supercomputing resources for your meritorious research between January and December in 2020, please consider applying. The 2020 calls are for the following schemes: National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) – supports computational research in all

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22 July 2019

Astronomy projects supported by ADACS and boosted by Pawsey expertise

Three astronomy projects were awarded embedded technical specialist support as part of the Astronomy Data and Compute Services (ADACS) Project, funded by Astronomy Australia Ltd (AAL) and the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre. Increasing the accessibility of our Solar System’s unique data set, gaining insights on the chronology of surfaces of planetary bodies in our solar system,

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