Open Source

By Becky Arnold, University of Sheffield. On the 28th of November, Yo Yehudi of the Software Sustainability Institute  and the University of Cambridge gave a half day workshop for researchers on how to contribute to open source software at the University of Sheffield.
By Becky Arnold, University of Sheffield. From the 3rd to the 7th of September the Wonders of Star Formation conference took place at the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh.
By Mike Jackson, Software Architect, The Software Sustainability Institute. PickCells is an image analysis platform developed by the Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) at The University of Edinburgh.
By Yo Yehudi, University of Cambridge. GCCBOSC this year was a combination of two open source bioinformatics conferences: GCC, the Galaxy Community Conference, and BOSC, the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference. Galaxy is a highly-successful bioinformatics workflow management tool, and BOSC is run by the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF), an organisation dedicated to open-source biology and bioinformatics related software.

By Mario Antonioletti, Software Sustainability Institute, Nikoleta Evdokia

By Alice Harpole, University of Southampton, Danny Wong, Royal College of Anaesthetists, and Eilis Hannon, University of Exeter, Software Sustainability fellows

By Raniere Silva, Community Officer.

As part of the ongoing public consultation on the midterm evaluation of Horizon 2020, the Free Software Foundation Europe published and submitted to the European Commission its Position paper for the endorsement of Free Software and Open Standards in Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme.

You are invited to participate in a survey on software licensing designed to investigate how well software developers understand common open-source software licences. Prof. Gail Murphy and graduate student Daniel Almeida are looking for software developers that have built, or are currently building on, open-source software in their projects - and we are particularly interested in hearing from people building open-source software for research.

By Neil Chue Hong, Director.

This guide explains how software fits with the EPSRC policy framework for research data.

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