Workshop: WestGrid Research Computing

Workshop: WestGrid Research Computing


November 02, 2018 - 15:00 - 17:00
Team: Events, Training & News
Posted on October 05, 2018

Workshop: WestGrid Research Computing

Team: Events, Training & News

November 02, 2018 - 15:00 - 17:00


The Data Science platform of the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation and WestGrid are hosting a 2-hour research computing workshop. The workshop aims to promote health researchers in Faculty of Health Sciences to use high performance computing resources from Compute Canada for big data analysis in health data science. 

Topics Covered

  • How to generate a Compute Canada account 
  • What computing resources are available on Compute Canada 
  • How to access a specific system on Compute Canada via different platforms (Windows, Mac, etc.) 
  • How confidential data will be handled on Compute Canada 
  • How to upload, download and store data in Compute Canada 
  • How to install user-specific software 
  • How to perform a simple data analysis on Compute Canada using basic shell commands 

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in building knowledge and skills for computational research in health science. All research disciplines and skill levels are welcome.


Grigory Shamov 
WestGrid Site Lead / HPC Specialist 
University of Manitoba 


Room 341 • Basic Medical Sciences Building • Bannatyne Campus • University of Manitoba


Dr. Pingzhao Hu:

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