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Béluga: The latest supercomputer for Canadian researchers

Calcul Québec inaugurates a cutting-edge supercomputer to boost research performance   MONTREAL, QC, April 26, 2019 – Imagine a computer 300,000 times faster than a PC, and with 67,000 times more storage space. Such is Béluga, a supercomputer now serving Québec and Canadian researchers. Located at the École de technologie supérieure in Montreal, Béluga was...

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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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