The complexity and difficulty of installing scientific software can often hamper its uptake and use within research communities. Douglas Lowe, a Research Software Engineer in Research IT, has been working with Dr Eric Prestat from the School of Natural Sciences to solve this problem for Prismatic, a cross-platform research software toolkit.
By Diego Alonso Alvarez, Senior Research Software Engineer, Imperial College London
Imperial College London is recruiting a developer to join its Research Computing Service (RCS) as a Research Software Engineer (RSE).
By Mark Woodbridge, Research Software Engineering Team Lead, Imperial College London
When researchers Drs Gary Motteram, Susan Dawson and Amanda Banks Gatenby from the School of Environment, Education and Development wanted to run analysis on WhatsApp messages, they came to Research IT for help.
By Neil Chue Hong, founding Director and Principal Investigator of the Software Sustainability Institute
Why do open source research software projects appear to have a low rate of success? Is it because we lack appropriate models for sustaining research software development or is it because the community isn’t seeing the results?