News & Events

New additions to the NeSI team Jun-2018 Over the last few months, NeSI has added some new members to its team. Please join us in welcoming:Attribution: Nancy Lin Read more
Massive data transfer sets record on REANNZ Jun-2018 A record level of data travelled over the REANNZ network last month as NeSI began moving the first wave of its users’ research data to its new platforms.Tens of millions of files and hundreds of terabytes of data are being migrated between NeSI’s Pan cluster at the University of Auckland and its new Mahuika supercomputer at NIWA’s High Performance Computing Facility (HPCF) in Wellington. Read more
ResBaz Wellington Jun-2018 The Wellington Research Bazaar is happening July 4-6, 2018 and is a two-and-a-half day conference promoting the digital literacy emerging at the centre of modern research. In the spirit of a marketplace or bazaar, ResBaz is a highly participatory event where researchers from many different disciplines can learn new skills, showcase current projects, and share knowledge. For more information, click here. Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #ResBazWelli. Read more
ResBaz Auckland Jun-2018 Hosted by the University of Auckland, the 2018 Auckland Research Bazaar will take place June 27-29 as a (free-of-charge) 3-day intensive conference where researchers come together to up-skill in ‘next generation digital research tools and skills’. In the spirit of a marketplace or bazaar, ResBaz is a highly participatory event where researchers from many different disciplines can learn, share knowledge and skills, and have fun! For more information, click here.Speakers: Read more
Science Coding Conference 2018 - Registration & Call for Submissions Now Open Jun-2018 Registration is now open and submissions are welcomed for the 2018 Science Coding Conference in Rotorua from August 1-3, 2018. Now in its third year, this is one of the few opportunities where scientific programmers, software engineers, developers, IT managers, coding enthusiasts and big data analysts from NZ Crown Research Institutes, universities, and other public sector organisations can gather in one place to share and discuss how they’re supporting NZ’s research ecosystem. Read more
ResBaz is coming to Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin! Jun-2018 The Research Bazaar is a worldwide festival promoting the digital literacy emerging at the center of modern research. This June and July, ResBaz events will be coming to the Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin -- researchers at all levels of experience and from all disciplines are encouraged to attend! Read more
2018 Science Coding Conference Jun-2018 Join us for the 2018 Science Coding Conference in Rotorua from August 1-3, 2018. Now in its third year, this is one of the few opportunities where scientific programmers, software engineers, developers, IT managers, coding enthusiasts and big data analysts from NZ Crown Research Institutes, universities, and other public sector organisations can gather in one place to share and discuss how they’re supporting NZ’s research ecosystem. Read more
Pre-register for user training on our new platforms Jun-2018 In preparation for helping users get started on Mahuika and Maui, NeSI will host a series of training sessions. These will likely happen in July.To help us plan the number and locations of these sessions, we're polling interest from the user community.Click here to pre-register We will notify you when the dates and times are confirmed.Session Details: Read more
New Platforms Q&A Webinar Apr-2018 NeSI is currently on track to provide user access to its new platforms - Maui and Mahuika - in May. Join us for an User Q&A webinar on Fri, April 20 for a brief update on the timeline, activities completed to date, and to ask questions about: Read more
New Application Process for Merit & Postgraduate Allocations Apr-2018 Alongside the launch of our new platforms this year, NeSI is refining how researchers apply for Merit and Postgraduate allocations. Our aim is to enable a greater breadth of access across the platforms that is fair and equitable across sectors and institutions, and to support more efficient and effective use of our supercomputing resources.What's NewThroughout the year, applications for Merit and Postgraduate allocations will be accepted in one of four Call for Applications periods: Read more