The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) have agreed to provide $2.65 million (£2.07 million) in funding over three years to The Carpentries project.
Nominations are now open for community-elected and Council-elected positions
Registration is open for the 2019 LIR seminar, which will be held on Friday 6 December in Cork City, Ireland.
The call for submissions is now open for the DataTech20 conference in Glasgow on 16 March 2020.
When researchers Drs Gary Motteram, Susan Dawson and Amanda Banks Gatenby from the School of Environment, Education and Development wanted to run analysis on WhatsApp messages, they came to Research IT for help.
In March 2019, a group of active members of the research software community in the Netherlands had a meeting with NWO (The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) to discuss the importance of research software in contemporary research and its relationship to research data, open science, and reproducibility in research (please see Making Research Software a First-Class Citizen in Research).
Voting for the 12 trustees of the newly formed Society of Research Software Engineering will close at midnight on Friday 11 October and all members are encouraged to vote.
The Carpentries has released the first draft of its Curriculum Development Handbook, a guide to developing Carpentries lessons
The N8 CIR event on 17 October will see a full day of lectures and presentations from sector leaders on the challenges and benefits of performing High Performance and High Throughput Computing on a variety of cloud platforms.