Raniere Silva

By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute, and Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead, Software Sustainability Institute. As part of the third phase of The Software Sustainability Institute, the team at the University of Manchester is searching for one new full-time staff member to join our "Better Software Better Research" campaign in the capacity of Research Software Community Officer or Research Software Community Manager. Although the role is described in the job advert, this blog provides additional context.
By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute. The Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) is a fantastic opportunity to discover communities of practice around open science and software sustainability. Find out more about some of the communities that will be represented at CW19.
By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute. The Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) goal is to have a welcoming space for participants to foster their inner conversations about interoperability, documentation, training and sustainability. A few tips can help you make the most of the event taking place from Monday 1st April to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough University, Loughborough.
The Software Sustainability Institute is delighted to announce that Overleaf will be a Gold sponsor of the Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19). The workshop will take place from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at Loughborough University in the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough. Register for CW19. View the agenda for the event.
By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute. One of the many opportunities to start a new collaboration during the Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) is the mini-workshops and demo sessions. This year we’ll have presentations about ontology, digital preservation and reproducible research, in addition to the themes of the CW19—interoperability, documentation, training and sustainability. Mini-workshops and demo sessions will take place on either the 1st or 2nd April 2019 at the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough University,…
By Danielle Robinson, Code for Science & Society, with an introduction by Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute. As we reported in 2014, 7 out of 10 UK researchers said that it's impossible to conduct research without software. Some of those software can be categorised as open source data tools—defined as open source projects that facilitate any part of researchers data workflow, including data collection, analysis, visualisation, sharing, reuse, publication, and/or collaborative data projects. Code for Science & Society (CS&S) are working on a research project with…
The Software Sustainability Institute would like to thank Gigantum for becoming Gold sponsors of Collaborations Workshop 2019. The workshop will take place from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at Loughborough University in the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough. Have a look at the agenda for the event.
By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute. The third and last day of Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) is reserved for the Hackday. During the Hackday, attendees collaborate on a project that will be presented at the end of the day and have the chance to win a prize. This year the first prize is 11.6' Pinebook notebook.
Deadline is 3rd February 2019, 23:59 UTC . Apply now! With only the weekend left to apply for the Fellowship Programme, here is a cheatsheet for you
By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Software Sustainability Institute. Sustainer is "the individual or organisation who is concerned with the fragile state and future of highly-used and impactful open source projects." A diverse and fantastic group of sustainers met in London at the end of October for a day discussion related to the sustainability of open source projects.
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