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We are pleased to announce that the recording of the Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2018 (CW18) is online on YouTube. The agenda has also been amended and now links to the recording. Remember to save the date for Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) at the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough University, which will take place from Monday 1st April until Wednesday 3rd April 2019.
The Advanced Data Analysis Centre at the University of Nottingham is looking for an experienced Digital Research Scientist (Software Developer) to work alongside researchers to exploit digital capabilities in a global Higher Education environment. 
The inaugural Research Software Engineers (RSE) meeting will take place on Wednesday 26th September 2018, from 13:00–15:00, in room G.03, Bayes Centre, at the University of Edinburgh.
The Carpentries are excited to announce the first release of the long-awaited Data Carpentry curriculum for working with Geospatial data which is now ready to be used in teaching. As all newly developed curricula are ‘beta’, The Carpentries are actively promoting and organising pilot workshops and collecting feedback to improve these lessons.
The BCS Fortran Group committee has developed a survey to quantify the value of modern Fortran standards to organisations and individuals, and to find out exactly what benefits newer Fortran standards can bring to the community. Please fill in the survey by 31st December 2018.
Register now for the run starting on 24th September 2018. Today’s supercomputers are the most powerful calculating machines ever invented, capable of performing more than a thousand million million calculations every second. This gives scientists and engineers a powerful new tool to study the natural world: computer simulation.
The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has announced the first set of finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2018, with many innovative and impressive projects, organisations and individuals being recognised for their achievements.
“Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops” (Sufi S, Nenadic A, Silva R, Duckles B, Simera I, de Beyer JA, et al.), now published in PLOS, outlines the rules that can improve the measurement of the impact of workshops.
The Software Sustainability Institute invites everyone working on research software to fill in the 2018 RSE survey. Previous RSE surveys have targeted specific countries. This year's RSE survey welcomes people from all over the world to participate. The survey takes about 10-15 minutes to complete.
*Applicants must be affiliated with a US-based institution that is able to receive funding from the US Department of Energy.* The Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship Program gives recognition and funding to leaders and advocates of high-quality scientific software.  The 2019 BSSw Fellowship applications will open on 4th September 2018.