Software and research: the Institute's Blog

My first RSECon as a Research Software Engineer

Latest version published on 30 November, 2022.

This year’s RSECon in Newcastle (6th-8th September 2022) was my first time attending RSECon as an RSE. The reason why I say “as an RSE,” is because way back in 2019, whilst I was still an astronomy PhD student, I managed to convince my supervisor that I should attend RSECon, because, hey, this might be a future career path for me – and it actually became my career path at the end of last year.

Global gathering of research software funders sets the agenda for supporting sustainable research software

Latest version published on 1 December, 2022.

This blog post was first posted by the Research Software Alliance and Netherlands eScience Center. On 8 and 9 November, the Research Software Alliance (ReSA) and Netherlands eScience Center organised the International Funders Workshop: The Future of Research Software.

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.