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Join our online Office Hour sessions in April!Session will be hosted on Zoom. Click on the link below to save the date & Zoom link to your Google calendar. All details indicated below are on New... Read more

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 09:00 to Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 16:00

NeSI is seeking a Research DevOps Support Engineer to join its national team. This role will connect with research teams across Aotearoa, offering guidance and advice, and helping them optimise their... Read more

Posted at Wednesday, March 29, 2023 - 10:13

The Australasian Leadership Computing Symposium (ALCS), a unique event for Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia’s high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI) and Data Science... Read more

Posted at Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 17:19

In May 2023, NeSI will be offering a virtual Machine Learning 101 workshop and you are invited to fill out an expression of interest form to signal your interest in attending. Date for the workshop... Read more

Posted at Thursday, March 9, 2023 - 13:42

NZ Carpentry Connect 2023 was originally scheduled to be held in a hybrid format on 14 February, with an in-person component hosted at the University of Waikato | Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato.... Read more

Posted at Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 13:59

The Carpentries is a global program to teach foundational computational and data management skills to researchers. New Zealand trains several potential Carpentries Instructor trainees every year and... Read more

Posted at Tuesday, March 7, 2023 - 10:11
Screenshot of the simulation model Scion researchers are using to study wilding conifer seed dispersal.

War on wildings

"Building a scientific model/theory to solve complex real world problems is one thing but scaling it up to solve the problems in a timely manner and utilizing all the modern computational resources is another."
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Aerial view of floodwaters surrounding farmhouses. Photo credit Alan Blacklock, NIWA.

GPUs power up desktop flood modelling

"With NeSI at my front door, the amount of research questions I can consider is exponentially greater.”
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View of the Marquesas Islands coastline. Image: Michelle Raponi, Pixabay

Tracking South Pacific responses to climate change

"These climate modelling scenarios require intensive computing resources, with each simulation often taking several weeks of computing time."
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A picture of the PromethION sequencing machine.

Delving deep into genomes

“Once the data gets on to our filesystem, the workflow uses NeSI’s A100 GPUs to execute the first step of the analysis at lightning speed."