Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) took place online from 31 March - 2 April 2020 and the documentation created to facilitate the virtual unconference is now available for reuse.
The Software Sustainability Institute website will be down for scheduled maintenance on Friday 26 June between 09:00 and 12:00 BST.
The Open Life Science mentoring and training programme is open for applications. The programme helps early stage researchers and potential academic leaders to become Open Science ambassadors in the life science community.
Call for paper and lightning talk submissions to the 9th Workshop on Python for High-Performance and Scientific Computing.
Software Sustainability Institute Fellow Stephen Eglen's Codecheck initiative has independently reproduced results from Imperial College's high-profile model of COVID-19.
EPSRC will be inviting applications for outline proposals for Research Software Engineer Fellowships from 30 June.
On 28 May 2020, the RDA published the pre-final version of their COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines covering four research areas – clinical data, omics practices, epidemiology and social sciences. This document is also complemented by overarching areas focusing on legal and ethical considerations, research software, community participation and indigenous data.
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Replicability and reproducibility are the ultimate standards
The Research Software Alliance (ReSA) and RDA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to clearly announce their intention to coordinate their efforts in areas and activities that involve both research data and software.
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.