CW11 Materials



All materials used and generated at the Collaborations Workshop 2011, and the materials generated by the work after the workshop, will be listed on this page and made available for download.


Outcomes are changes that will make the life of the researcher easier. They were collected from the reporting back slides and discussions that took place during and after the workshop. The outcomes will be acted on by the Software Sustainability Institute over the coming year.

View the outcomes.


Some photos from the workshop are available on the photos page.


Videos are available on separate pages:


Welcome - Simon Hettrick

Understanding Sustainability and Doing It Better - Neil Chue Hong

The UK e-Science Engineering Task Force - David Wallom

Why local developers are important for innovation in education - Mahendra Mahey

Final thoughts - Neil Chue Hong

Lightning talks

Download a pdf of all the lightning talks.

The lightning talk presentations were presented in the following order:

  1. Steve Lee - 'It's about people not tools'
  2. Judith Segal - 'Culture clashes between developers and scientists'
  3. Kevin Ashley - 'On Cloud 9 - are we feeling fine?'
  4. Jiten Bhagat - 'Taverna, BioCatalogue & myExperiment: A Trifecta Amidst a Treasure Trove of Tools'
  5. David Worth - 'The Software Engineering Support Programme and CCPForge'
  6. Ian Dunlop - 'Does your software look like this?'
  7. Brian Matthews - 'Why software preservation is important for Science'
  8. Luis Figueira - ' Sustainable Software for Audio and Music Research'
  9. John Brooke - 'Programmability and software re-use for evolving architectures'
  10. Steve McGough - 'e-Science Central - providing a web interface to many tools for collaborative research'
  11. Muriel Mewissen - 'Conquering the Post-Genomic Data Deluge with SPRINT'
  12. Rob Allan - 'Computational science and engineering deptartment at STFC'
  13. Miro Keller 'AXR - The web, done right'
  14. Hugh Glaser - 'Services you might want to use'
  15. Aaron Turner - ''


 The final breakout agenda shows when each breakout took place and approximate number of attendees.

A single slide that was presented to show how breakouts work is also available.

The reporting back template, used by the attendees to record what was discussed at each breakout, is also available.

Reporting back

The reporting back slides from each breakout group are available below. These are the original slides from the workshop, so there might be typos and other mistakes. New, edited versions of the outcomes will be made available soon.

Breakout 1: Thursday 1.30-3.30

Breakout 2: Thursday 4.00-5.45

Breakout 3: Friday 10.00-11.15

Ideas for improving Collaborations

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