Press Releases

Calcul Québec is proud to provide advanced research computing resources to LIGO researcher Harald Pfeiffer

Montréal, January 12, 2016 — Calcul Québec is very excited by the amazing scientific discovery that was announced yesterday by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) team. The confirmation by direct observation of the existence of gravitational waves, predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity a hundred years ago, is a major step for physics and we...

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Nikolas Provatas To Be Plenary Speaker at HPCS 2014

Montreal, may 26 2014 — From June 25 to 27, 2014, Canadian and international researchers across six disciplines will be talking about their discoveries using High Performance Computing in Halifax. Co-­‐hosted byCompute Canada and its Atlantic Canadian regional partner, ACEnet, the annual High Performance Computing Symposium is Canada’s largest national forum for discussing advanced computing...

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Calcul Québec Welcomes the Buget Presented by the Government of Québec

Montréal,

Montréal, February 21th, 2014 — Calcul Québec is pleased to see the Politique nationale de la recherche et de l’innovation (PNRI) at the center of the budget presented by Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau for 2014-2015. « We salute this government’s budget for relying notably on the Politique nationale de la recherche et de l’innovation to...

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Calcul Québec, an Essential Research Infrastructure at the Heart of the National Research and Innovation Policy

Montréal,

Montreal, October 16th, 2013 – Calcul Québec welcomes the announcements made today at the presentation of the National Research and Innovation Policy. The Higher Education Minister Pierre Duchesne first announced a 25% increase to the Fonds de recherche du Québec before announcing increased support to major research platforms, which include Calcul Québec. “Numerical computations now...

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Quebec Unites its Strengths in Scientific Computing

Montréal,

Montreal, November 8, 2012 – In the last decade, numerical computation has become an important part of a majority of research areas. Long associated with disciplines such as chemistry, engineering, materials science, telecommunications, aerodynamics, combustion, environmental and atmospheric sciences and astrophysics, the use of supercomputers has now expanded beyond these traditional domains into new fields....

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