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The BCS Fortran Group committee has developed a survey to quantify the value of modern Fortran standards to organisations and individuals, and to find out exactly what benefits newer Fortran standards can bring to the community. Please fill in the survey by 31st December 2018.
Register now for the run starting on 24th September 2018. Today’s supercomputers are the most powerful calculating machines ever invented, capable of performing more than a thousand million million calculations every second. This gives scientists and engineers a powerful new tool to study the natural world: computer simulation.
The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has announced the first set of finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2018, with many innovative and impressive projects, organisations and individuals being recognised for their achievements.
“Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops” (Sufi S, Nenadic A, Silva R, Duckles B, Simera I, de Beyer JA, et al.), now published in PLOS, outlines the rules that can improve the measurement of the impact of workshops.
*Applicants must be affiliated with a US-based institution that is able to receive funding from the US Department of Energy.* The Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship Program gives recognition and funding to leaders and advocates of high-quality scientific software.  The 2019 BSSw Fellowship applications will open on 4th September 2018.
We are delighted to announce Alexander Morley, Software Sustainability Institute fellow, has been awarded one of the prestigious Mozilla Fellowships for Science. Alex will be working around the idea of “Continuous Research”, and will continue and expand upon his efforts to make research more accessible, inclusive, and reproducible. 
The Software Sustainability Institute website will be down for scheduled maintenance on Friday 24th August 2018 from 7:30am to 8:30am.
On the Software Heritage archive portal, more than 4 billion files from more than 80 million origins are available since June 7, 2018, date of the official opening ceremony held at the UNESCO, in the presence of sponsors and partners of Software Heritage. 
Computing in Science & Engineering (CiSE) is calling for papers for an upcoming special issue to be published in January/February 2020. This issue will examine the state of software and data citation, inform the community of the excellent resources available to advance research and education goals, and inform future directions for research and implementation.

Imperial College’s Research Computing Service are recruiting a developer to join as a Research Software Engineer (RSE). The successful applicant will be collaborating with leading researchers across the College, using appropriate technology to solve a diverse range of meaningful challenges.

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