By Raniere Silva, Community Officer, Olivia Guest, University of Oxford, Vincent Knight,Cardiff University,
By Vince Knight, Cardiff University, Olivia Wilson, University of Southampton, Shoaib Sufi, Software Sustainability Institute, Steve Crouch, Software Sustainability Institute, and Ian Gent, University of St Andrews.
A speed blog from the Collaborations Workshop 2016 (CW16).
"Congratulations Dr Smith"
The words every PhD student dreams of hearing, at least if your name is Smith. First from your examiners, and then soon afterwards from your supervisor. And then those words every PhD student dreads of hearing from your supervisor…
by Vincent Knight, Institute Fellow and Lecturer in Operational Research, School of Mathematics, Cardiff University
From the 25th till the 29th of January the University of Namibia (UNAM) hosted PyCon Namibia. This brought together more than 100 delegates from a variety of backgrounds and countries: USA, UK, Canada, Holland, Brazil, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria and of course Namibia were all represented with 63 UNAM students and 30 local DjangoGirls attendees.
A fast speed blog from the Fellows 2016 inaugural meeting produced while discussing 'Which commonly held ideas in research software are impeding progress and need to be retired?'
by Melodee Beals, (Loughborough University), Vincent Knight (Cardiff University), Neil Chue Hong (University of Edinburgh) and Jon Hill (University of York).
In this tweet the idea of sharing code as a sufficient and beneficial practice in reproducible research is exposed:
“You can download our code from the URL supplied. Good luck downloading the only postdoc who can…