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  • Winners Announced for 2017 Visualize This Challenge December 20, 2017 - WestGrid is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Visualize This! Challenge. First place was awarded to Jarno van der Kolk, a postdoctoral researcher from the University of Ottawa Physics Department; second place went to Nadya Moiseeeva, a PhD student in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia; and third place went to Thangam Natarajan, Dan MacDonald, Richard Windeyer, Peter Coppin, and David Steinman, a joint team from the Biomedical Simulation Laboratory of the University of Toronto and the Perceptual Artifacts Laboratory of OCAD University...
  • Compute Canada Offers Two Pairs of Scholarships to Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2018 December 5, 2017 - Compute Canada is offering two pairs of scholarships to Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) 2018. These will be awarded via a competition closing February 8, 2018...
  • St. FX Physics Department Spearheads Collaboration, As University Joins Effort to Revolutionize Material Discovery in Canada November 3, 2017 - St. Francis Xavier University’s physicists and chemists are collaborating with Lumiant Corporation, a Canadian materials science company, to test a new artificial intelligence (AI) computing platform that is expected to revolutionize how materials are discovered...


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