The Software Sustainability Institute

Blog

A Rice University scientist and his colleagues are using their search for dark matter in a study they hope will enhance all of data science.

By Grai Calvey, Fiona Jones and Heather Cooper Drawing on Library Carpentry lessons, pedagogy and community.
Stop, collaborate and listen: Gender equality in social data science Join us for an evening discussion with a panel of leading computational social scientists and data scientists on collaboration, equality, and skills future social scientists need to work with big data.

News

The HPC user forum will be held in Edinburgh from 10–11 Oct 2019.
The FORCE11 2019 conference will include a Research Software hackathon on ‘Making software a first-class citizen in the scholarly world’.

By Aleks Nenadic The Institute is running two in-person Carpentries’ instructor training sessions this autumn.

Events

In affiliation with The Carpentries, The Software Sustainability Institute is organising the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester from 25th to 27th June 2019.

Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) will take place from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at Loughborough University in the West Park Teaching Hub. The Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop series brings together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, leaders and educators to explore best practices and the future of research software.
The Gateways Conference will take place from Tuesday through Thursday, 25th – 27th September 2018 at the University of Texas, Austin. Science gateways connect components of advanced cyber-infrastructure behind streamlined, user-friendly interfaces. Join gateway creators and enthusiasts to learn, share, connect, and shape the future of gateways.

"We were already following a lot of best practice and it was very good to get this confirmation. We're not computer scientists and don't come from a software development background - we're all scientific programmers - so it was good to get some confirmation that what we do is on the right track"

- Andreas Hegar, CGAT