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  • CFI Continues Funding to Compute Canada January 9, 2017 - The Canada Foundation for Innovation announced $328.5 million in funding today, including $69,455,000 for the Compute Canada MSI 2.0 project. This funding represents approximately 40% of the almost $174 million total funding for the project, the balance coming from provinces and post-secondary institutions. MSI 2.0 supports Compute Canada, along with regional consortia ACENET, Calcul Québec, Compute Ontario and WestGrid. Full story..
  • Randall Martin Appointed Dalhousie Arthur B. McDonald Chair December 15, 2016 - Dr. Randall Martin, member of ACENET's Research Directorate, has received one of two of Dalhousie University's inaugural Arthur B. McDonald Chair appointments. Each appointee receives $350,000 over seven years. The award's namesake was the 2015 co-recipient of the Nobel prize in physics and honours high calibre researchers conducting world-class research...
  • Dal's New Tech Program for Humanities December 2, 2016 - Dalhousie has announced a new computer technology certificate program specially designed for humanities students...


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