News & Events

Manaaki Whenua & NeSI workshop: Collaborating on research projects using version control Dec-2017 This full-day hands-on training session will help you gain skills essential to collaborating on projects which use Git as a version control tool. Hosted at Manaaki Whenua | Landcare Research in Lincoln, the session will run from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm NZDT.You will learn how to use BitBucket (which is an infrastructure supported at Manaaki Whenua) and how to contribute back changes to existing projects.We can only offer limited spaces, so please register soon!(Note: Attendees not located at Lincoln MWLR can join via Skype)  Read more
Introduction to HPC Using NeSI @ University of Otago, Medical School Dec-2017 Join us on January 23-24, 2018 for a hands-on introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC) using one of the clusters provided by New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI).You will learn how to access and use the cluster, submit computational jobs using job scheduler, and how to transfer your data between the cluster and your storage. Read more
Get familiar with NeSI's new platforms! Sep-2017 The installation of NeSI's new platforms is now well underway. We will present an overview of the capabilities of the new systems during a one-hour webinar (11th October, and then repeated on 13th October). Read more
NeSI’s new infrastructure platform - features, tech specs, and how they will benefit your research Aug-2017 Since signing the contract with Cray, our combined teams have been refining the design of the new High Performance Computing (HPC) systems, and the services they will provide. We are now pleased to share the features and technical specifications of these systems and how these could benefit researchers.  Read more
Impact of strategic science investments Aug-2017 It has been a busy year for those involved in the Strategic Science Investment Fund (SSIF). MBIE are putting into action their management of these investments as a portfolio. Prior to launching the SSIF in 2016, MBIE managed each investment separately and independently of each other. The SSIF enables MBIE to better prioritise, balance, and manage performance of investments with a focus on impact and excellence. Read more
June newsletter Jun-2017 News from NeSI and around the world for June. Read more
eResearch NZ 2018 | Registrations now open Jun-2017 Registrations are now open for next year's eResearch NZ 2018 conference from February 12 - 14 in Queenstown. Read more
NeSI partners with Software Carpentry to expand research computing training Jun-2017 NeSI, New Zealand’s research supercomputing organisation, has signed a Platinum Partnership with the Software Carpentry Foundation, a global non-profit organisation that builds communities and best practices for teaching programming and research computing skills. Read more