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Join us for an informal Edinburgh Carpentries Networking Event on the 24th May 2019 from 4pm to 7pm at the Bayes Centre to find out how The Carpentries may improve your research and how you can contribute to providing core computational and data analysis training to scientists in the Edinburgh area. Edinburgh Carpentries, based in The Carpentries model, aims to establish a recurring and coordinated offer of computational training to the research community in Edinburgh. Register on Eventbrite. …
The late round of abstract submission to BOSC2019 is open now. BOSC welcomes submissions about all aspects of open source bioinformatics, open science and open data. The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference promotes and facilitates the open source development of bioinformatics tools and open science. BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB/ECCB in Basel. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, May 15, at 23:59 UTC-12.
A two-day workshop on Open and Reproducible Science in Exeter, aimed at Early Career Researchers from STEMM subjects from Exeter or other institutions, will take place on 6th and 7th June 2019 at the University of Exeter, Streatham Campus. 
EPCC's Women in HPC Chapter is holding a launch event to celebrate this recently formed chapter and to engage and develop the Women in HPC community. The launch will take place at St Leonard's, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh, on Wednesday 8th May 2019. The chapter has a strong focus on diversity and the organisers are particularly keen that the launch is open and welcoming to all, whether you are interested in becoming a member of the network or simply keen to be an ally and supporter.
Deadlines for submissions have been extended. Abstracts are now due on 6th May, and full submissions are due 15th May 2019. There will be no further extensions of these deadlines. The poster session deadline (open to all attendees) will be August 15.
In the third episode of the Nature careers podcast series on workplace technologies, Simon Hettrick, Software Sustainability Institute Deputy Director, tells Julie Gould about the role of research software engineers (RSEs). Simon also talks about the history of the research software engineer as a career path, including the birth of RSE groups and the annual RSE Conference, what they do, how their skills can support researchers with limited coding skills, and how you can become one.
The British Library, The oftware Sustainability Institute and The Alan Turing Institute are co-organising a workshop on Software Citation on the 13th and 14th May 2019 at the British Library, to raise the profile of the topic, provide information and address current challenges.
With four fascinating keynotes around the theme of training and an exciting schedule of lightning talks, workshop sessions and a social programme, the Software Sustainability Institute is delighted to announce the provisional programme for CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019 (ccmcr19). Register before 18th April to get an early-bird rate.
The Society of Research Software Engineering is running a free workshop for aspiring RSE leaders. It will provide you with the contacts and expertise to run your own RSE Group or become a leader in the RSE community. At the workshop you will network with established RSE leaders, learn about some of the challenges facing RSEs and RSE Groups, and take part in discussions about the solutions to these challenges.
The Centre for Computing Research at Sandia is looking to expand its Software Engineering team with three positions focused on three workflows of scientific software: deployment, development and software engineering research.