The Software Sustainability Institute

Blog

SSI Fellow Matthew Bluteau reviews ICCS 2021 and SeptembRSE.

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.

News

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.
Join us in welcoming the 22 new Software Sustainability Institute Fellows for 2022, plus four International Fellows as part of our International Fellowship pilot! As in previous years, we received many outstanding applications, and our new research software ambassadors represent some of the best people working in – and advocating for – better research software.

SSI Fellows Dominik Krzemiński, Thibault Lestang and Valerio Maggio are running a Code Review Workshop on Thursday 10 February for academics to learn how to perform good code reviews.

Events

Collaborations Workshop 2022 (CW22) will take place online from Monday, 4 April to Thursday, 7 April 2022. The Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop series brings together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, policy makers, leaders and educators to explore best practices and the future of research software.

"We were already following a lot of best practice and it was very good to get this confirmation. We're not computer scientists and don't come from a software development background - we're all scientific programmers - so it was good to get some confirmation that what we do is on the right track"

- Andreas Hegar, CGAT