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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.
The Jupyter Community Workshop on Dashboarding with Jupyter will take place from the 3rd to the 6th June at the Interdisciplinary Research Center in Paris (8, 8bis Rue Charles V, 75004). The workshop will last four days, with hands-on discussions, hacking sessions, and technical presentations. The goal of the event is to foster collaboration and the sharing of knowledge between downstream library authors and contributors, and favour upstream contributions.
Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) will be held from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at Loughborough University in the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough. We are looking forward to meeting everyone in person and have a great time. Have look at the agenda for the event.
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.