Experiences

By Stuart Dunn, lecturer at the Centre for e-Research, Kings's College London, and 2014 Institute Fellow.

One problem with being a digital humanities academic these days is the sheer volume of scholarly activity available – from seminars and workshops to conferences and symposia. In London alone, one could easily attend three or four such events every week, if not more.

My Fellowship has provided me with an excellent heuristic for selecting which events one goes to, and helped me to connect my participation in the community around how digital humanists approach and practice…

By Stephen Eglen, senior lecturer in Computational Biology at the University of Cambridge and 2014 Institute Fellow.

I first heard about the Software Sustainability Institute in 2013, when Laurent Gatto and I were planning an R programming bootcamp.

I have long been a believer in the open sharing of software, and so I was glad to read about many of the complementary issues that the Institute has promoted, both within the UK and worldwide. Another thing that convinced me to apply was that a respected colleague in the R community, Barry Rowlingson, was also a Fellow…

By Stephen Eglen, senior lecturer in Computational Biology at the University of Cambridge and 2014 Institute Fellow.

I first heard about the Software Sustainability Institute in 2013, when Laurent Gatto and I were planning an R programming bootcamp.

I have long been a believer in the open sharing of software, and so I was glad to read about many of the complementary issues that the Institute has promoted, both within the UK and worldwide. Another thing that convinced me to apply was that a respected colleague in the R community, Barry Rowlingson, was also a Fellow…

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