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Come and find out about The Software Sustainability Institute at the University of Edinburgh on Tuesday 26th March at 14:00, in the Bayes Centre, University of Edinburgh. Neil Chue Hong, Institute Director, and Mario Antonioletti, Research Software Engineer, will give an overview of the important role that software plays in research and innovation and describe some of the Institute’s activities around the research software community in the UK and in Edinburgh. In particular, Neil & Mario…
Early-bird registrations will close on 10th April. Register now to get an early-bird rate. In affiliation with The Carpentries, the Software Sustainability Institute are organising the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester from 25th - 27th June 2019.
The University of Edinburgh has been announced as host for the FORCE2019 annual conference, which will be held on 16th and 17th October 2019 at the BT Murrayfield Rugby Stadium, with pre-conference workshops at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel on 15th October.  
Gateways 2019 (from 23rd to 25th September 2019 in San Diego, California) is now accepting submissions of papers, demos, tutorials, and panels (2–4 pages) on the topic of gateways for science, engineering, or other disciplines. Gateways are user-friendly interfaces to scientific computing, data, and other domain-specific resources to support research and education.
The Software Sustainability Institute website will be down for scheduled maintenance on Thursday 21st March 2019 between 7:30 to 8:30 GMT. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Call for topic suggestions and proposals for CarpentryConnect Manchester has been extended till 8 March 2019. The conference will take place in Manchester from 25th - 27th June 2019 under the theme "Training Communities: Challenges and Opportunities in Europe".
We are very pleased to announce Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel, Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University and a professional educator at RStudio, as one of the keynote speakers at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019. In her talk "Let them eat cake (first)!" Mine will focus on undergraduate data science education with backwards design and 5 principles for creating and delivering data science education materials.
The Software Sustainability Institute is delighted to announce that Overleaf will be a Gold sponsor of the Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19). The workshop will take place from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at Loughborough University in the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough. Register for CW19. View the agenda for the event.

The web server hosting the SSI website will be undergoing maintenance between 08:00 - 09:00 UTC today. Please accept our apologies for any unavailability of our website during this time.

We are very pleased to announce Lex Nederbragt, Head of Education and Training for the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Oslo, as one of the keynote speakers at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019. In his talk “Learning from the Carpentries”, Lex will reflect on how involvement with The Carpentries can shape one's thinking about teaching, learning, community and science.