The Royal Society has issued an urgent call for modellers: "Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic".
This call to action is addressed to the scientific modelling community, in the UK and internationally, allowing those with modelling skills (including data science) to contribute to current UK efforts in modelling the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline to express interest is 5pm BST on Thursday 2 April 2020 - tomorrow.
More details, and to signup: https://epcced.github.io/ramp/
The Institute is delighted to announce that it will be partnering with the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) as a stakeholder.
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