Research Councils

Over the last few months, we’ve been working on improving our understanding of the size of the research software community. In previous posts, I’ve discussed our plans for this research. Although we've not yet finished our analysis, we thought that it would be interesting to release some early results. First of all, how much money do the Research Councils invest into research that relies on software? The answer: at least a third of the entire RCUK budget - or £840 million in 2013.

EPSRC run an annual process to refresh the membership of their strategic advice streams and this year the research infrastructure theme were seeking three new members for their e-infrastructure strategic advice team (SAT).

Following a request from the Appointments Assurance Committee to extend the process so that the diversity of applications can be improved, nominations for two vacancies on the e-infrastructure SAT will be re-opened.…

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