By Colin Sauze, RSE at Aberystwyth University At Carpentry Connect Manchester 2019 I ran a session on developing a new carpentry style lesson on machine learning.
The HPC user forum will be held in Edinburgh from 10–11 Oct 2019.
By Malvika Sharan, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow I recently gave a lightning talk on the topic “Why being ‘less specialised’ is an important skill for the community managers”. I wanted to give a proper presentation - but to fit the “1-slide-in-2-minutes” rule, I wrote a short friendly letter to all the community managers.
It is with mixed emotions that I announce today is my last day as Community Officer at the Software Sustainability Institute. This might not be a surprise for some as earlier this year we announced that we would be hiring a Research Software Community Officer/Manager.
By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute, and Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead, Software Sustainability Institute. As part of the third phase of The Software Sustainability Institute, the team at the University of Manchester is searching for one new full-time staff member to join our "Better Software Better Research" campaign in the capacity of Research Software Community Officer or Research Software Community Manager. Although the role is described in the job advert, this blog provides additional context.
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If you work in the humanities with digital technologies or are considering digital approaches to humanities research, please join us for the Digital Practices in the Humanities Workshop (DPHW) in Oxford, on Thursday 21st June 2018 from 10am-5pm, at the Oxford e-Research Centre.

Apache Software Foundation's David Nalley will be presenting the webinar, "The Risk of the Commons," on September 26th at 11am (EDT).  Please register here. Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation with attached calendar file.

by Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute.

When EuroSciPy 2016 was announced, I told to myself that I need to attend it. The first reason was to compare it with SciPy Latin America 2016, whose organisation I helped with last March, and be able to provide suggestions to both events in 2017.

PhD Candidate, Geography and Environment & Institute for Complex Systems Simulation, University of Southampton


Extracting quantitative data from satellite images, atmospheric correction of satellite data, open-source software in GIS and Remote Sensing, reproducible research


My research focuses on quantitative remote sensing: that is, extracting quantitative measurements in real-world units from satellite images. I am interested in the whole process, from original data collection, through pre-processing, processing and creation of output…

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