Latest version published on 21 April, 2020.By Yo Yehudi, Mateusz Kuzak, and Emmy Tsang. Research software engineers are evaluated like other researchers, largely based on the numbers of publications and citations. However, metrics based on the number of publications encourage re-creating ‘new’ things or re-implementations instead of reuse, and there are huge variations in existing practices to cite software, meaning software isn't always cited or citations aren’t always captured.
Latest version published on 12 March, 2020.Ryan Avery and Kunal Marwaha taught a new Carpentries Incubator lesson at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and wrote about their experience and feedback from the workshop.
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Latest version published on 27 February, 2020.By Sarah Gibson, Research Software Engineer at The Alan Turing Institute and Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, and Graham Lee, Research Software Engineer at the University of Oxford and Head Labrarian at Labrary
Latest version published on 21 February, 2020.
By Rachael Ainsworth, Community Manager, Software Sustainability Institute
Latest version published on 20 February, 2020.By Rachael Ainsworth, Software Sustainability Institute
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By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director, Software Sustainability Institute
A version of this blog post was originally published on Research Professional News
Latest version published on 18 February, 2020.Photo by Anastasia Taioglou on Unsplash
Attending the Research Software Engineers conference in B
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By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead, Software Sustainability Institute
Latest version published on 7 February, 2020.Image by Simon Hettrick
By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.