News & Events

Software Carpentry Workshop: Massey University Auckland & NeSI Jan-2018 NeSI is partnering with Massey University Auckland to host a two-day Software Carpentry workshop. To participate, please register in advance. Read more
eResearchNZ 2018 Jan-2018 The 9th Annual eResearchNZ Conference is coming to Queenstown, NZ on February 12-14, 2018.As a national forum for discussion, eResearchNZ aims to:promote shared approaches to supporting eResearch needs;highlight current and emerging research priorities and trends;draw on experience from other regions; andshare work in progress and project outcomes.This year we have a new theme - but have kept the same four streams designed with a specific segment of the Research Community in mind:  Read more
NeSI platforms update: welcome Kupe, farewell FitzRoy Dec-2017 As 2017 draws to a close, NeSI is celebrating the completion of some major milestones in the refresh of its platforms. The NeSI/NIWA team have been working with Cray and its subcontractors to install, test and configure Kupe, which is sited in the University of Auckland Tamaki Data Centre. Read more
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
New additions to the NeSI team Dec-2017 NeSI is pleased to welcome three new employees to its team:Attribution: Anita Kean 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