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On Tuesday, August 20th NeSI hosted a Webinar where attendees got to see how job scaling and testing can help NeSI users predict resource requirements for their full-size jobs.  18 users from across New Zealand attended live but anyone can rewatch the webinar or view the google slides by going to the links below:

NeSI is launching a new webinar series to give researchers some quick tips, best practices, and hands-on training for using NeSI computing resources, the national data transfer platform, and other digital tools for research. All sessions are being delivered online, and will be recorded and posted to NeSI's YouTube channel for later viewing. To receive the connection instructions, click the links below to register:

As submissions are prepared for the New Zealand Government’s new data science investment, NeSI, with its specialised platform of computational and analytics software and services, is well-positioned to support and collaborate with applicants.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2018 International Research Software Engineer (RSE) Survey. We are thrilled to report that the response was great and the survey was run across 32 countries!

On 13-14 May 2019, The Carpentries welcomed 15 new instructor-trainees into the New Zealand training community. Participants from ESR, NeSI, Victoria University of Wellington, NIWA, Genomics Aotearoa, and Otago University completed the two-day training workshop.  

NeSI’s national Data Transfer platform, operated in partnership with Globus, is now available for users to move data to and from NeSI quickly and easily.

We are very pleased to share with you NeSI’s Annual Review for 2018. Looking back, this year has been focused on consolidation and strengthening of partnerships while developing NeSI alongside New Zealand’s evolving eResearch ecosystem.Our achievements to date, and to come, are made possible through the national collaboration within NeSI of our partners the University of Auckland, NIWA, University of Otago, Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research, and the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment.

NeSI had a wonderful turnout at the Research Software Engineering (RSE) Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) session at eResearch 2019. Hosted by Nooriyah Lohani, NeSI's Research Communities Advisor, attendees included RSEs, people leading a team of RSEs, and researchers with an RSE in their research group.The BoF kicked off with an introduction of the attendees and a discussion of why they relate to RSE community. Their responses included:

Please join us in welcoming the newest member to the NeSI team!Attribution: Marko Laban

On 11 March, NeSI’s new Training Coordinator, Megan Guidry, gathered Carpentries instructors, helpers, and training enthusiasts from around NZ for a one-hour Carpentries Community Call.