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Dr Rachael Ainsworth, the Institute’s Research Software Community Manager, has been named a Rising Star in the 2020 Rising Star awards run by WeAreTheCity.

A report looks at the career paths and prospects of people working in academic data science in the US.
"The duty to document does not cease in a crisis, it becomes more essential."
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The Bayes Centre (University of Edinburgh), w

The next Community of Edinburgh Research Software Engineers (CERSE) meeting will be held online due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Over the last year, the Institute has been part

By Gillian Law Ten years since the Software Sustainability Institute was established, we look forward to the next decade: what can we expect to see?
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Sustainable research software can only become a reality if the academic system finally starts to acknowledge the people that develop and maintain it: RSEs, says a newly published paper describing the state of the art of research software sustainability in Germany and beyond.

The Carpentries has appointed Kari L. Jordan as its new Executive Director.
The European Commission together with several partners has launched a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available research data. The platform, part of the ERAvsCorona Action Plan, marks another milestone in the EU's efforts to support researchers in Europe and around the world in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.