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The UCL Research Software Development Group are looking for a Research Software Engineer to join their team of 11 RSEs. Applications must be submitted by 14th October 2018. This position is permanent but subject to the availability of continued funding sourced from appropriate research collaborations, and is funded for two years in the first instance, with salary negotiable up to £46,359. On this occasion, candidates interested in a part-time position are also welcomed to apply.
The Carpentries are excited to announce the first release of the long-awaited Data Carpentry curriculum for working with Geospatial data which is now ready to be used in teaching. As all newly developed curricula are ‘beta’, The Carpentries are actively promoting and organising pilot workshops and collecting feedback to improve these lessons.
The BCS Fortran Group committee has developed a survey to quantify the value of modern Fortran standards to organisations and individuals, and to find out exactly what benefits newer Fortran standards can bring to the community. Please fill in the survey by 31st December 2018.
Register now for the run starting on 24th September 2018. Today’s supercomputers are the most powerful calculating machines ever invented, capable of performing more than a thousand million million calculations every second. This gives scientists and engineers a powerful new tool to study the natural world: computer simulation.
The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has announced the first set of finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2018, with many innovative and impressive projects, organisations and individuals being recognised for their achievements.
“Ten simple rules for measuring the impact of workshops” (Sufi S, Nenadic A, Silva R, Duckles B, Simera I, de Beyer JA, et al.), now published in PLOS, outlines the rules that can improve the measurement of the impact of workshops.
*Applicants must be affiliated with a US-based institution that is able to receive funding from the US Department of Energy.* The Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship Program gives recognition and funding to leaders and advocates of high-quality scientific software.  The 2019 BSSw Fellowship applications will open on 4th September 2018.
We are delighted to announce Alexander Morley, Software Sustainability Institute fellow, has been awarded one of the prestigious Mozilla Fellowships for Science. Alex will be working around the idea of “Continuous Research”, and will continue and expand upon his efforts to make research more accessible, inclusive, and reproducible. 
The Software Sustainability Institute website will be down for scheduled maintenance on Friday 24th August 2018 from 7:30am to 8:30am.
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