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!

In the News

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


Research Stream for the win!

Congratulations to Research Stream on their incredible achievements in the research community.  As the creators of a new and innovative platform that connects researchers to study participants, Research Stream has bridged the gaps involved in research studies. Queen’s University graduates, Brooke Resendes and Luc Pelletier, are the co-founders of Research Stream and were recently featured in the Queen’s Gazette. Learn more about their history and the services they provide to the research community.

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.

New Internal Funding for Wicked Ideas

Research is alive at Queen’s! The Vice-Principal (Research) has launched a new pilot program called, the Wicked Ideas Competition. Some problems faced by researchers are are so intricate, it requires special resources to fully understand the complexity of the problem. In other words, tricky problems require wicked ideas to find a solution. In support of research collaboration and excellence, the Vice-Principal has provided funding for local, national, and global challenges. The first Notice of Intent deadline is quickly approaching, February 3, 2020, so don’t miss the opportunity to participate!

Interested in learning more? Read the full story in the Queen’s Gazette.


It’s hard not to think of Dr. Heather Stuart, Queen’s Professor and the Bell Mental Health and Anti-Stigma Chair, and the incredible research she has lead on Bell Let’s Talk Day. Dr. Stuart’s work is focused on connecting people with accessible resources and addressing the stigma surrounding mental health. Learn more about Dr. Stuart and her research projects in an article in the Queen’s Gazette.

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