Jacalyn Laird

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.
The UKRI is recruiting a Head of Theme for Data Science for the Medical Research Council.
We wish you all a happy and relaxing Christmas break!
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.
The University of Edinburgh – Data Science training programme for Health and Biosciences (ED-DaSH), which has been created through a partnership between The Data Lab and led by the University of Edinburgh, will support around 1000 learners over the next two years. The programme provides an inclusive open-access platform targeted at supporting those working in Health and Biosciences.
​​​​​​​The Research Software Alliance (ReSA) has published a new blog post titled 'Research software is essential for research data, so how should governments respond?'. It calls on governments to improve their national research software policies by adopting the OECD and UNESCO recommendations, as well as ReSA’s own recommendations.
STRIDE is a £1 million project on socio-technical resilience in software development and is looking for people who do software engineering work in a research context (including both those who do and do not currently identify as RSE’s) to take part in a survey.
We are updating our website on Thursday 16th December and it will be at risk from 12-5pm GMT.
The UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science has been unanimously adopted by its member states in November 2021. The Recommendation includes the recognition of the role of software, source code and software infrastructure as key parts of Open Science.
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