The Software Sustainability Institute
It is with mixed emotions that I announce today is my last day as Community Officer at the Software Sustainability Institute. This might not be a surprise for some as earlier this year we announced that we would be hiring a Research Software Community Officer/Manager.
Join us for an informal Edinburgh Carpentries Networking Event on the 24th May 2019 from 4pm to 7pm at the Bayes Centre to find out how The Carpentries may improve your research and how you can contribute to providing core computational and data analysis training to scientists in the Edinburgh area. Edinburgh Carpentries, based in The Carpentries model, aims to establish a recurring and coordinated offer of computational training to the research community in Edinburgh. Register on Eventbrite. Please note that attendance is free but registration is required.
The British Library, Software Sustainability Institute and Alan Turing Institute are co-organising a workshop on Software Citation on the 13th and 14th May 2019 at the British Library, to raise the profile of the topic, provide information and address current challenges.
"We are in a position to fundamentally reorganise the heart of the software. By doing so, this will enable us to maintain the software into the future and facilitate the process of adding new functionality to the software ... SSI can assist in having software usable by others not just for a few months or a year, but rather for a much longer software lifetime"
- Eric Rexstad, Distance