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RStudio are hiring for an Open Source Engineering Manager to help support RStudio open source engineers and think about how to support the broader community.
The UKRI is recruiting a Head of Theme for Data Science for the Medical Research Council.
As we come to the end of 2021, the staff at the Software Sustainability Institute reflect on the things they watched, read or listened to over the last year that have made them feel good!
As we come to the end of the year we’re taking a look back at some of the success stories in research software from 2021.
SSI Fellow Dave Horsfall discusses dealing with stress in the run up to Christmas.
​​​​​​​The Research Software Alliance (ReSA) has published a new blog post titled 'Research software is essential for research data, so how should governments respond?'. It calls on governments to improve their national research software policies by adopting the OECD and UNESCO recommendations, as well as ReSA’s own recommendations.
We are updating our website on Thursday 16th December and it will be at risk from 12-5pm GMT.
The SSI Software team, led by Steve Crouch, recently collaborated with the Ersilia project to help them improve their software. We interviewed Ersilia’s co-founder and CSO, Miquel Duran-Frigiola, about his experience using the online sustainability evaluation service as part of the Research Software Healthcheck service, and how the review of Ersilia’s software has influenced their plans and strategy to engage with their community.
The UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science has been unanimously adopted by its member states in November 2021. The Recommendation includes the recognition of the role of software, source code and software infrastructure as key parts of Open Science.
There is a job opportunity in the University of Bristol's School of Psychological Science for the Head of the UK Reproducibility Network Open Research Programme.
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