Pawsey news

7 March 2018

Vale the Hon Dr. Mal Bryce AO

It is with the deepest regret that the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre acknowledges the passing of the Hon Mal Bryce AO on 4 March 2018. Mal was an important politician in Western Australia. But, furthermore he was a visionary who was ahead of his time; always so passionate about technology. Mal’s innovative achievements included the establishment of

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6 February 2018

Artemis, the new world’s neonatal protector

Historically, Artemis is known as the revered ancient Greek goddess of many, including protecting child-bearing women and young children. Today, Artemis is a ground-breaking digital neonatal protector of premature children. The Western Australian Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health; Hon. Roger Cook MLA and Dr. Carolyn McGregor of the University of Ontario met to

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16 January 2018

Registrations for the international GPU Hackathon are open

The first Southern Hemisphere GPU Hackathon will take place in Fremantle, Western Australia, April 16-20, 2018. Registrations are now open and will close on February 16th. Come to Perth and take the opportunity to be part of this prestigious event. Join mentors from national laboratories, supercomputing centres, universities and vendors, which extensive experience in programming GPUs. Many

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11 January 2018

Protecting Perth’s Aquifers

One of Australia’s most important – and sometimes most tumultuous – relationships with the natural environment is between the public and its water. In the south west of Western Australia in particular, delivering enough fresh water for a growing population is a pressing challenge when the conditions are drier than ever due to less annual

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4 January 2018

Pawsey researchers celebrate ARC funding

Over forty Pawsey users, collectively working on 33 projects received over $13.5 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. Every year, the Australian Research Council (ARC) administers a National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP); a significant component of Australia’s investment in Australian science, research and development. In November 2017, Minister for Education and Training the Hon

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20 December 2017

Congratulations to NCI for the recent funding announcement

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is delighted to receive the news that the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) has been awarded funding to replace its supercomputer Raijin. The Australian Government announced in the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) that the Department of Education and Training will provide $70 million to boost supercomputing power at NCI. This

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15 December 2017

2017 Pawsey Summer Internship

Every year, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre runs an intensive 10-week internship program. In November 2017, twelve students were selected to join the program and delve deeper into their scientific areas through high performance computing. From optimising filter generation for gravitational wave detection, the historical image classification system, to quantum machine learning, students have learned how

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13 December 2017

Position available – Pawsey Director

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is currently hiring. Director, the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre Lead an internationally recognised Supercomputing Facility and a team of interdisciplinary supercomputing and data specialists Play a significant role nationally and internationally to promote Pawsey Make a difference to the next stage of the development of Pawsey To find out more about this

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23 November 2017

Pawsey at SC in Denver

Staff from Pawsey and the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) recently attended SC17-the Supercomputing conference in Denver, the largest and more prestigious international conference for High Performance Computing (HPC). SC attracts scientists and engineers, software developers, policymakers, corporate managers, CIOs, and HPC administrators from universities, industry, and government agencies. SC has grown to become truly an international conference,

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22 November 2017

2018 Honorific Awards: Australian Academy of Science

Science studies the physical and natural worlds through observation and experiment; via question, discovery, explanation and theory. Science uncovers the deepest truth in all aspects of existence in the past, present and future; regardless of scale. Why is this so important? It helps us predict the future, based on the past; it cures disease, prevents famine, discovers alternate and

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