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In this episode of the Code for Thought podcast SSI Communications Officer Jacalyn Laird speaks to Shoaib Sufi and Rachael Ainsworth from our Community team about their Event Organisation Guide and some upcoming SSI events.
From 7 to 18 November we will be sharing online resources on our website and social media as well as running two free, online live sessions: a panel discussion on ‘Managing stress in research software’, and a workshop on 'Befriending your inner critic'.
In this Halloween special of the Code for Thought podcast, Colin Sauze, a Research Software Engineer at the University of Aberystwyth, tells us about when his code set the lab on fire. Hear about what went wrong, how his colleagues and superiors reacted, and tips for our listeners in this second edition of the Software Horror Stories series.
SSI Fellow, David Wilby, has recently opened a survey of academic MATLAB users with the aim of collecting data on the state of understanding of reproducibility concepts and tools and the appetite for training in this area.
As part of the Camp we will be running two live sessions - a panel discussion on ‘Managing stress in research software’, and a workshop on 'Befriending your inner critic'. Both sessions will be free, online, and open to anyone who is interested in the topic of mental health in research software. 
Byte-sized RSE is a new series of short interactive tutorial sessions where you can learn key skills to improve how you write and manage your research software in just 1 hour! The first session will take place on Tuesday 18th October at 13:00 BST on Zoom.
SSI Fellow Nilani Ganeshwaran will be running a Library Carpentry workshop for beginners at Lancaster University on Wednesday November 9, 2022 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Cloud-SPAN are running a free online course on Metagenomics from 31 October to 25 November 2022.
Our next Research Software Camp will take place from 7 to 18 November 2022 and will focus on supporting mental health in research software.
The SSI Fellows Newsletter shares activities and opportunities taking place within the SSI Fellows' community.