Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Capitalising on an international award: Research and Innovation at the Digital Preservation Awards 2022

Latest version published on 24 November, 2022.

Panagiotis Papageorgiou discusses the journey to and impact of winning the Research and Innovation Award funded by the SSI, at the lastest edition of the Digital Preservation Awards.

The computational access guide and a panel at iPres

Latest version published on 22 November, 2022.

SSI Fellow Leontien Talboom discusses their panel session at iPres which discussed further themes and topics from the computational access guide.

How to look after your team

Latest version published on 15 November, 2022.

In this blog post SSI staff share their tips for team leads on how to look after their team.

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Latest version published on 11 November, 2022.

Alys Kay opens up about impostor syndrome and how to overcome it.

Building your Identity as a Researcher – Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Latest version published on 14 November, 2022.

If you have been accepted onto a post-graduate research degree, you deserve to be there.

Managing mental health

Latest version published on 10 November, 2022.

Dr Ella Gale talks about managing their mental health based on personal experience.

My mistakes don’t define me

Latest version published on 8 November, 2022.

A PhD student discusses the struggle of learning to deal with making mistakes.

Talking about mental health at RSECon22

Latest version published on 8 November, 2022.

SSI Fellow Dave Horsfall discusses his talk on mental health at RSECon22 and answers some of the questions that were asked.

Software Sustainability in Computational Science and Engineering at PASC22 (part 2)

Latest version published on 28 October, 2022.

SSI Fellow Matthew Bluteau reflects on The Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC) 2022 conference.

Supporting mental health in research software

Latest version published on 27 October, 2022.

Our next Research Software Camp will focus on exploring various aspects of mental health and wellbeing in research software, including causes of stress in research software, dealing with our inner critic through self-compassion, having difficult conversations, team culture, post-Covid hybrid working, isolation, and more.