Rachael Ainsworth

We are excited to announce that Dr. Andrew Stewart will be one of our two keynote speakers during Collaborations Workshop 2020 and will help attendees to think about the workshop theme of Open Research.
By Rachael Ainsworth, Community Manager and Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute
The Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) will take place from Tuesday 31 March to Thursday 2 April 2020 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and registration is now open.
By Rachael Ainsworth, Community Manager and Fellow of the Software Sustainability Institute
What are your goals for 2020? Would £3000 help you achieve them? The Institute's Fellowship programme funds researchers, software engineers and advocates who want to improve computational practice in their areas of work. We have recently opened the call for applications to the Fellowship Programme 2020 until 29 October 2019.
By Rachael Ainsworth, Community Manager, Software Sustainability Institute We are pleased to announce that applications to the Fellowship Programme 2020 are now open (24 September 2019).
By Patrick McCann, Rachel Ainsworth, Jason M. Gates, Jakob S. Jørgensen, Diego Alonso-Álvarez, and Cerys Lewis. This post is part of the CW19 speed blog posts series. What are the challenges? For many researchers, the development of software is a means to an end—a chore that is necessary to allow them to get on with the real work of conducting research and publishing papers. They may not see themselves as programmers or recognise the code that they write as being software. Their supervisors or senior colleagues may not see the value of devoting perceived extra effort to following good…
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