Keep up-to-date with the latest news in the research community! Here you’ll find stories and announcements from the local, regional and national digital research infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem.

cloud research survey

Digital Research Alliance of Canada survey on cloud services in research now open

The Digital Research Alliance of Canada (the Alliance) has launched a survey to better understand how Canadian researchers use the Alliance community cloud or commercial cloud services and to inform the development of a National Cloud Strategy. Researchers and research staff from all disciplines are encouraged to fill out the survey. Findings will help to identify gaps in cloud service provision and improve the functionality of the Alliance Cloud, to better serve the research community. Fill out the survey here. The survey will be open until February 6.

indigenous elders gathering to tell stories

CAC Supports the Revitalization of Indigenous Languages Project at Queen's

Nathan Brinklow (Thanyehténhas), a PhD student at Queen’s University, to discusses how advanced research computing resources have supported the revitalization of Indigenous Languages. Read the full story.

CAC in the NEWS


The CAC collaborates with researchers Carolyn DeLoyde and Betsy Donald and local Kingston partners to create new “Kingston Dashboard”, an innovative platform designed to act as a digital connection hub for community information and resources. Read the full article here.

neonatal baby held by adult hand

Queen’s University and other Canadian institutions collaborate to discover new methodologies to predict Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants.

Canadian researchers and computer scientists endeavour to discover more comprehensive and inclusive predictive models to better identify Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) and death in preterm infants. Read the full story.


CAC partners with Queen's University groups to form qDC and is among 18 winners of Digital Research Alliance of Canada grant

The CAC is thrilled to announce our partnership as a member of the Queen’s Data Champion’s (qDC) team who are one of eighteen groups or individuals being supported in part by funding from the Digital Research Alliance of Canada. Read the full story

Acknowledging our Centre

In publications of work that involves our resources and support, please use the following line in the Acknowledgements section :

Computations were performed on resources and with support provided by the Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. The CAC is supported in part by funding from Queen’s University, the Digital Research Alliance of Canada and the Government of Ontario