Monthly updates

Here our Training Lead, Aleksandra Nenadic has rounded up our training updates and upcoming events. If you’d like to see an upcoming workshop or an important training-related update included here, get in touch!
Happy New Year, readers! 2023 will bring many more workshops and training events. For the very first roundup of the year, our Training Lead, Aleksandra Nenadic has collated our training updates and upcoming events.
Here our Training Lead, Aleksandra Nenadic has rounded up our training updates and upcoming events.
SSI Training Lead Aleksandra Nenadic has rounded up our training updates and upcoming events.

By Aleksandra Pawlik, Training Lead.

The end of the year 2015 was full of training events building up towards the coming months. The Institute is working towards scaling up the number of Data and Software Carpentry events in the UK by growing the instructor pool. Also by working with the Steering Committees of both organisations we are making sure that research community in the UK can benefit from this training.

By Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead.

For some November and December is a time to wind down and slow down to meet the holiday seasons at a gentle pace … but not at the Institute! The community team with the help of the wider Institute, fellows and friends was busy putting together and finalising the building blocks that would enable a most productive 2016 for research software advocacy!

Read on to find out more more about Fellows 2016 and Collaborations Workshop 2016 (CW16) to see who we are supporting research software related activities in…

By Steve Crouch, Research Software Group lead

With Autumn just around the corner, September has seen some exciting activities within the Institute’s Research Software Group. We’re helping improve the testing of Grid accounting software used by the Large Hadron Collider, we’re assessing the sustainability of a web service that supports greater fitness, and we’ve had a record number of applications into the recently closed Open Call!

By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.

This month, we welcome a new team member, attend a meeting of European organisations with an interest in software sustainability and support a bid to further bolster the RSE community.

We are happy to welcome Olivier Philippe to the Southampton team. He will be based in Southampton team as our new Policy Officer. Olivier brings with him experience in research design, surveying and is skills in both R and Python. One of Olivier’s first tasks will be to work on improving the transparency of last year’s software…

By Aleksandra Pawlik, Training Lead.

By Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead

September was an active month. It’s funny as autumn enters in the UK, the academic world is in spring with new students, new projects and a re-invigoration after the traditional holiday period.

In this month's update read more about how Fellows 2016 is progressing, the rise of the Institute's Software Credit Workshop and other news from the Community.

However, before we start - the Community team is recruiting a Research Software Specialist. If you are keen to run events, support Fellows, build bridges to…

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