Emma Rand

What does a Research Software Engineer (RSE) who uses R do? How can we promote RSE career paths? How can we identify and highlight which funders are most research software friendly? How can we increase visibility of RSEs in the R community? Could we develop a podcast on ‘meet the R-engineers’ or collaborate with an existing R podcast? What should a book “Research Software Engineering with R” contain? How do we develop an RSE for R users community?
There will be an Incubator Session on “The role of the R community in the RSE movement” at the useR! 2021 R conference on Tuesday 6 July 1700-1800 BST. 
SSI Fellow Emma Rand discusses the analytics training programme she runs for PhD students, covering the rationale behind the course design, and the experience level and current tool preferences of participants.
Recordings of a workshop which introduces researchers to R are available online.
Institute Fellow Emma Rand wins a National Teaching Fellowship for outstanding teaching.

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R Forwards is the R Foundation's taskforce on women and other under-represented groups.  They will be running a free workshop on R package development on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at the University of York.
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