The Centre for Advanced Computing

At the Centre for Advanced Computing, our goal is to be a catalyst for innovation in research. Our contributions support organizations in the advanced research community, communities that often include vulnerable groups such as, indigenous peoples and LGBTQ+ groups, to fulfill their research initiatives. In collaboration with our partner, Compute Ontario, the stories of these organizations are illustrated in our newest video project.

Frontenac Registration Portal is Live!

The Frontenac Platform is an advanced research environment specifically designed for the research community. Interested in registering for services with the CAC? Our new self-serve portal is now live and designed to simplify your sign-up process! Create an account, price out services and contact our experts in one simple tool. Register today!

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Keep up-to-date with the latest news in the Advanced Research Computing community and engage with upcoming events!


Ontario Health Data Platform Discussion with Dr. Amber Simpson

**Open to Queen’s Faculty, Staff & Students**

Please join Dr. Amber Simpson, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Computing & Informatics and Queen’s University Associate Professor, for a virtual discussion September 15th, 2020 at 5:00PM via Zoom. Dr. Simpson will provide a brief overview of the substantial compute power (300+ GPUs) and rich health data being brought to Queen’s by the Ontario Health Data Platform with an engaging discussion period to follow. Learn more about this tremendous opportunity designed to bring together the clinical and research community. For more information, please read more.


Compute Canada Federation (CCF) invites researchers to apply to RAC 2021!

Calling all Canadian Researchers!

On September 23, 2020, Compute Canada will launch the annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC) 2021! This competition provides access to Advanced Research Computing storage and resources above and beyond the Rapid Access Service.

Questions about the Resource Allocation Competitions are welcome at any time by emailing

Please visit the Compute Canada Resource Allocation Competition website for more information and to submit an application.

Queen’s CAC and Cancer Computer collaborate to provide FREE computing power to Queen’s cancer researchers

The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University and Cancer Computer are collaborating to provide Queen’s cancer researchers with intensive computing power to further cancer research.

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