Press Releases

COVID-19 : Calcul Québec activities update as of March 27, 2020

Montreal, March 27, 2020 – Here is the status of Calcul Québec’s activities as of Friday, March 27, 2020, until further notice: Our infrastructure remains accessible to our users and the support service continues to be provided by all consortia.  All our face-to-face workshops are canceled and some of them are replaced by free webinars....

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COVID-19: Calcul Québec activities update

Montreal, March 16, 2020 – In light of the Quebec government directives announced on March 13, 2020 and our member universities’ decision to cancel their classes until March 29, Calcul Québec is taking the following measures: Our infrastructure will remain accessible to our users and the support service will continue to be provided by all...

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Calcul Québec training activities and COVID-19 epidemic

Montreal, March 11, 2020 – Calcul Quebec is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic to ensure the safety of our staff and our research community. In the province of Quebec, only seven cases have been confirmed and no cases of local contamination have been reported at this date. In this context, Calcul Québec follows the...

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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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