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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.

"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