Partners

The Software Sustainability Institute works with a number of partners to promote, improve and advise on software sustainability.

The Software Sustainability Institute was founded by four of the UK's leading research-led universities, all with enviable track records in ICT technology and software R&D. For more information, visit the founding organisations page.

Founding organisations

EPCC

EPCC is the University of Edinburgh’s High-Performance and Novel Computing Centre.

The University of Edinburgh's three main colleges provide major research and training in a range of disciplines.

Manchester School of Computer Science

The School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester is one of the largest and oldest in the UK.

The University of Manchester has an excellent standard of multi-disciplinary research and teaching.

The Oxford e-Research Centre

The Oxford e-Research Centre enables the use and development of innovative computational and information technology. One of the world's great universities, The University of Oxford is a leading research centre covering many disciplines.

University of Southampton

The Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) department provides world-leading education and research at the University of Southampton. 

Southampton is a leading institution in areas such as the internet and ocean exploration.

Partners

The Alan Turing Institute logo

The Alan Turing Institute, headquartered in the British Library, London, is the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence.

Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) logo

The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) is a transformational initiative that enables Australian research community and industry access to nationally significant, leading edge data intensive eInfrastructure, platforms, skills and collections of high-quality data.

Better Scientific Software (BSSw)

Better Scientific Software (BSSw) provides a central hub for the community to address pressing challenges in software productivity, quality, and sustainability.

BlueSky to BluePrint logo

BlueSky to BluePrint helps leaders from libraries, publishers, museums and the cultural sector to identify, test and refine strategies to deliver programs, projects and services with real impact.

British Library logo

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest research libraries. 

The Carpentries

The Carpentries teach foundational coding and data science skills to researchers worldwide. Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry workshops are based on The Carpentries lessons.

code refinery logo

Code Refinery works with students, researchers, Research Software Engineers from all disciplines and national e-infrastructure partners to advance FAIRness of Software management and development practices so that research groups can collaboratively develop, review, discuss, test, share and reuse their codes.

Cyber Security Academy logo

The Cyber Security Academy at the University of Southampton undertakes basic and applied cyber security research, providing core capabilities and leadership in support to University’s broader security activities.

DAMPT logo

The Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) is one of two Mathematics Departments at the University of Cambridge, alongside the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics (DPMMS). DAMPT and DPMMS constitute the Faculty of Mathematics and are responsible for the teaching of Mathematics and its applications within the Mathematical Tripos.

The Daresbury Laboratory

The Daresbury Laboratory at STFC is renowned for its research in fields such as physics, engineering and computational science.

DiRAC

DiRAC is the integrated supercomputing facility for HPC research in particle physics.

eLife logo

eLife Sciences is a non-profit organisation inspired by research funders and led by scientists. eLife publishes work of the highest scientific standards and importance in all areas of the life and biomedical sciences.

The Francis Crick Institute logo

The Francis Crick Institute is dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. 

Mathworks logo

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development.

microsoft logo

Microsoft has consistently transformed the way that people live, work, play, and connect through great technology. Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more.

escience center logo

The Netherlands eScience Center is the Dutch expertise centre for research software.

The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory logo

The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory is engaged in areas ranging from the environment to healthcare, security and energy.

Sage Publications logo

SAGE Publications Ltd is a leading international provider of innovative, high-quality content publishing more than 1000 journals and over 900 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. 

SCGI logo

SGCI is a comprehensive software institute funded by the US National Science Foundation whose goal is to provide services, resources, community support, and education for creating and sustaining science gateways, also known as web-based research platforms. We do this by offering consulting and development services, a catalog of gateways, student programs as well as community events such as conferences with publication opportunities.

RSE society logo

The Society of Research Software Engineering works towards creating a community and raise awareness of the UK’s Research Software Engineers. It campaigns for the recognition and adoption of the RSE role within academia along with the need for appropriate reward and career opportunities for RSEs. 

Software Heritage logo

Software Heritage work towards collecting and preserving software in source code form.

SCD logo

STFC Scientific Computing Department (SCD) manages high performance computing facilities, services and infrastructure, supporting some of UK's most advanced scientific facilities. 

TrustedCI logo

Trusted CI, the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is comprised of cybersecurity experts who have spent decades working with science and engineering communities and have an established track record of usable, high-quality solutions suited to the needs of those communities. 

URSSI logo

The US Research Software Sustainability Institute (URSSI) works with scientists to understand how the research community can best work together to design and maintain better software with lower effort, so that they and others can continue to use it over long periods of time. 

Collaborators

American Geophysical Union logo

The American Geophysical Union promotes discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity.

Cathie Marsh Institute logo

The Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research (CMI) was launched in August 2014 and provides a focal point at The University of Manchester for the application of quantitative methods in interdisciplinary social science research in order to generate a world class research environment. 

CCFE

The Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is one of the world's leading fusion research laboratories.

CFCC

Bristol's Centre for Computational Chemistry covers a wide range of aspects of computational chemistry.

CESSDA logo

CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives) provides large-scale, integrated and sustainable data services to the social sciences. It brings together social science data archives across Europe, with the aim of promoting the results of social science research and supporting national and international research and cooperation.

CRFE

The CRFE provides state-of-the-art facilities for investigators undertaking Clinical Research.

CTSC

The Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructureaims to improve security for NSF science and engineering projects.

Diamond Light Source 

Based at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Diamond Light Source is the UK’s national synchrotron science facility.

ELIXIR

ELIXIR is a pan-European project providing infrastructure for life science research.

ESIP logo

Created by NASA in 1998, the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) is a nonprofit, volunteer and community-driven organisation that advances the use of Earth science data through meetings and virtual collaborations around 30+ Earth science data related topics.

European Bioinformatics Institute

The European Bioinformatics Institute provides computational biology and  training.

HDRUK logo

Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) is uniting the UK’s health data to enable discoveries that improve people’s lives. HDR UK is an independent, non profit organisation supported by 10 funders and bring together 22 research institutes across the UK. 

Heriot Watt logo

Heriot-Watt University is known worldwide for the quality of its teaching and research.

Imperial College

Imperial College has an international reputation for teaching and research.

Met office logo

The Met Office is the UK’s National Meteorological Service and one of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Partner Organisations. As an expert Public Sector Research Establishment (PSRE), the Met Office provides critical services to the public, business and policymakers. We operate 24/7 and employ more than 1,700 at 60 locations throughout the world.

Open University logo

The Open University, established by Royal Charter on 23 April 1969, is the leading university for flexible, innovative teaching and world-leading research in the United Kingdom and in 157 countries worldwide.

The Roslin Institute 

The Roslin Institute is a major animal sciences research institute at Midlothian, and is part of the University of Edinburgh.

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC)

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) plays host to veterinary science, clinical practice and biomedical research.

SESC

The Software Engineering Support Centre (SESC) promotes software engineering in the UK research community.

The Hartree Centre

The STFC Hartree Centre is your gateway to world-class supercomputing capabilities and complementary software skills.

Synthsys

Synthsys' mission is to deliver world-leading research to understand and re-design biochemical systems.

The Earlham Institute

The Earlham Institute, previously known as The Genome Analysis Centre is a research institute focused on life science research and sustainable bioeconomies.

Ubiquity Press 

Ubiquity Press is an open access publisher of journals, enabling researchers to find and access information without barriers.

UCL

One of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, UCL is a true academic powerhouse.

Salford

The University of Salford engages in health, energy, media and the built environment, with strong links to industry.

St Andrews

Scotland's oldest university, The University of St Andrews has established itself as a leading centre for both research and teaching.

Previous partners and collaborators

Curtis+Cartwright

Curtis+Cartwright helps the public sector make best use of technology.

Digital Social Research 

The Digital Social Research strategy is to develop the use and impact of digital technologies across the social sciences

Kings

King's College London is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities.

NES

The National E-Infrastructure Service (NES), formerly the National Grid Service, was an organisation for UK academics and researchers from 2004 through 2011. 

New York University (NYU)

Founded in 1831, New York University (NYU) is one of the world's foremost research universities.

Rutgers

Founded in 1766, Rutgers has grown to become one of the world's leading research universities.

Sustainable Software for Audio and Music Research

Sustainable Software for Audio and Music Research supports the audio and music research community.

The Claremont Colleges

The Claremont Colleges are seven higher education institutions based in Claremont, California.

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change

The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change brings together experts are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change.

The University of California, Berkeley

The flagship campus of the University of California, Berkeley is a wellspring of innovation, making key contributions to research.

Washington University

Washington University is one the world's leaders in teaching and research, and draws students and faculty from across the globe.

The Western General 

The Western General has great experience in developing new treatments and research methods.