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:
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In 2019, the eResearch NZ conference series will celebrate its tenth year of supporting the national community of eResearch practitioners and end users.
An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and customer-centric professional to join the NeSI team. We are seeking a Research Communities Facilitator to be responsible for facilitating the planning, development, and delivery of engagement-related activities in line with NeSI objectives.
New Zealand's newest collaborative research platform for genomics and bioinformatics research is hiring its first employees and preparing to launch its services.
The refresh of NeSI’s platforms is well underway. In December, all FitzRoy users were successfully migrated to Kupe and in early January FitzRoy was shut down. This month, renovations began at the High Performance Computing Facility plant at Greta Point, and the installation of Mahuika and Maui is expected to begin in late February.On February 7, we will be hosting a User Q&A Session to provide a brief update on the project status to date and will offer users an opportunity to ask questions about the new platforms.
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.
NeSI is pleased to welcome three new employees to its team:Attribution: Anita Kean