News & Events

New additions to the NeSI Team Dec-2018 Please join us in welcoming two new members to the NeSI team!Attribution: Brian Flaherty Read more
Career Opportunity: HPC Senior Science Advisor and Platforms Architect Dec-2018 NeSI / NIWA are seeking an HPC Senior Science Advisor and Platforms Architect to work nationally with scientific communities gathering their High Performance Computing & Data Science (HPC&DS) needs, and to provide strategic advice and expertise to help drive positive change to NIWA and NeSI's shared infrastructure and services platform.The position is based in Wellington, NZ and the deadline to apply is 3 February 2019. Read more
Growing researchers computational skills to meet future needs Dec-2018 NeSI is pleased to announce the publication of a review and analysis of NeSI's Training Strategy from 2015-2017. This review reflects on the activities and impacts of NeSI's strategy and provides: Read more
Genomics Aotearoa and New Zealand eScience Infrastructure partner to advance genomics research capabilities in New Zealand Dec-2018 New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) and Genomics Aotearoa have announced a partnership that will deliver advanced capabilities and enhanced tools for genomics research in New Zealand. Read more
eResearch NZ 2019 - People.Powered.Research Dec-2018 For the last 10 years, the eResearch NZ conference series has provided an important national forum for strategic discussions, community building, and career development. In 2019, our theme of People. Powered. Research. will bring together researchers across disciplines and communities who are innovating the ways digital tools can be used to advance research outcomes in NZ and internationally. After many consecutive years in Queenstown, eResearch NZ will celebrating its 10th annual event in Auckland.  Read more
IWOMP 2019 - 15th International Workshop on OpenMP Dec-2018 The International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP) is an annual workshop dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP.IWOMP is the premier forum to present and discuss issues, trends, recent research ideas, and results related to parallel programming with OpenMP. We solicit submissions of unpublished technical papers detailing innovative, original research and development related to OpenMP. Read more
OpenMPCon 2019 Dec-2018 The OpenMP Developers Conference is the annual forum for the discussion of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP.OpenMPCon 2019 will be held in Auckland at the University of Auckland, in conjunction with IWOMP 2019.9-11 September 2019Auckland, NZUniversity of AucklandClick here to visit the conference website Read more
Fiona Carswell joins NeSI Board of Directors Nov-2018 New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI) is pleased to announce that Fiona Carswell, Chief Scientist at Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, has been appointed to the NeSI Board of Directors.As a long-time and active member of New Zealand’s research sector, she brings valuable experience and leadership to the NeSI Board.  “Research is a collaborative enterprise so I’m very pleased to be able to contribute to NeSI’s strategies and activities to achieve even greater collaboration through the NeSI Board,” she says. Read more
Exploring needs and opportunities for machine learning and AI in research Nov-2018 On 25 Sept 2018, NeSI and Cray brought together innovators in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to explore the impacts and opportunities for machine learning in New Zealand's research ecosystem. Read more
Introducing NeSI's New Solutions Manager: Blair Bethwaite Nov-2018 Over the last decade, Blair Bethwaite has had a front-row seat for some major evolutions in the types and applications of technologies supporting research. Through roles at Monash University and collaborations with Nectar and OpenStack, he’s personally helped usher in new research software developments, high performance computing platforms, and cloud architectures. Now, he’s joined NeSI as its new Solutions Manager, putting him in a prime position to help NeSI navigate an evolution of its own. Read more