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Attending the Research Software Engineers conference in Birmin

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By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead, Software Sustainability Institute

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By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.

The way that the Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise is conducted overlooks many of the people who are vital to the success of research. That's why we have launched the hidden REF competition, which recognises all research outputs and every role that makes research possible.

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Cortext, the research infrastructure for the social sciences hosted at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Science and Innovation in

The Software Sustainability Institute is hiring!  The Institute is looking for a Communications Officer and a Project Manager to help it deliver its tagline of “better software, better research”.

Events

Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) takes place from Tuesday, 31st March to Thursday, 2nd April 2020 at Queen's University Belfast. 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.

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.

"It adds development time, doing things right, but it's worth it. Our code is miles away from where it was. [The work has] really made a profound change to the way we do coding, even down to the way I write lines of code. We now understand the complexity involved in making things run smoothly – it's really been a very good learning experience"

- Prashant Valluri, TPLS