Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Strengthening the RSE community with podcasting

Latest version published on 16 February, 2021.

Dr Peter Schmidt, Senior Research Software Developer, University College London tells us about two podcasts he is involved in and how he hopes they will strengthen the RSE community.

The Institute's highlights from 2020 and upcoming opportunities

Latest version published on 2 February, 2021.

We take a look back at some of the highlights at the Institute from last year, and some of the exciting things happening in 2021.

A farewell to RSEs: reflecting on our progress and remaining barriers

Latest version published on 28 January, 2021.

SSI Deputy Director Simon Hettrick reflects on the progress of Research Software Engineers as he steps down as a trustee of the Society of Research Software Engineering.

Highlights of the Fellowship Programme 2021 Launch Webinar

Latest version published on 21 January, 2021.

The SSI Fellowship Programme 2021 Launch Webinar took place on 14 January and provided information about the Institute, the Fellowship Programme, the application process and considerations with regard to COVID-19.

Tips for Managing your Project’s Increasing Complexity: Part 2

Latest version published on 19 January, 2021.

As projects grow, the complexity of their implementation also grows. SSI Fellow Dr Edward Fisher examines best practices and methods that will allow you to handle complexity in both the technical and managerial domains of your project.

Tips for Managing your Project’s Increasing Complexity: Part 1

Latest version published on 19 January, 2021.

As projects grow, the complexity of their implementation also grows. SSI Fellow Dr Edward Fisher examines best practices and methods that will allow you to handle complexity in both the technical and managerial domains of your project.

Lessons learned from delivering online workshops

Latest version published on 6 January, 2021.

SSI staff Aleksandra Nenadic and Mario Antonioletti look at the impact the pandemic has had on the delivery of Carpentry lessons.

How to make the most of an SSI Fellowship through online activities

Latest version published on 5 January, 2021.

How have the current cohort of Fellows adapted their plans to make the most of their SSI Fellowship in a COVID-19 world?

Ten arguments against Open Science that you can win

Latest version published on 17 December, 2020.

As part of our 10 year anniversary series, SSI Fellow Malvika Sharan gives you solutions to 10 arguments against Open Science.

Being a Digital Humanist in 2020

Latest version published on 16 December, 2020.

SSI Fellow Emily Bell tells how her fellowship has helped her work in Digital Humanities.