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Being an ally is a learned skill that everyone can practise by self-education and structured training. An Ally Skills Workshop allows its participants to understand various concepts, explore social scenarios and practise simple everyday techniques they can use to make their workplace and communities more inclusive. 

Open Life Science mentors share key takeaways and drivers from a recent mentoring and coaching workshop.
To celebrate our 10 year anniversary, Director Neil Chue Hong chooses his top 10 films which feature realistic software.

News

The SSI is currently supported by the Scottish Funding Council’s (SFC) Upskilling Fund to deliver a programme of data skills training for the Scottish workforce. We are inviting quotes for the provision of a course curriculum.
Collaborations Workshop 2021 (CW21) will take place online from Tuesday 30 March to Thursday 1 April 2021 - save the date!

Applications for the Software Sustainability Institute’s Fellowship Programme 2021 open on Monday 7 December 2020. Sign up for updates and to be notified when registration opens.

Events

Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) takes place from Tuesday, 31st March to Thursday, 2nd April 2020 online. The Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop series brings together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, leaders and educators to explore best practices and the future of research software.

In affiliation with The Carpentries, The Software Sustainability Institute is organising the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester from 25th to 27th June 2019.
Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) will take place from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at Loughborough University in the West Park Teaching Hub. The Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop series brings together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, leaders and educators to explore best practices and the future of research software.

"The Institute helped us to define just how we would work together… They taught me how to become a software manager rather than just a developer... I can't speak highly enough of them"

- Christopher Woods, AMRMMHD