Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Mentorship programme: Building workflows - research software development

Latest version published on 15 September, 2022.

Monika Gonka reflects on our Learning to Code mentorship programme as part of a Research Software Camp.

Mentorship programme: Using Python to analyse keywords in company reports

Latest version published on 30 August, 2022.

Angela Cheng reflects on our Learning to Code mentorship programme

Mentorship programme: An introduction to using Python

Latest version published on 15 September, 2022.

Nathan Innard reflects on our Learning to Code mentorship programme

Promoting women in engineering - what more should we be doing?

Latest version published on 24 August, 2022.

SSI Research Director Caroline Jay was recently recognised as one of the 'Top 50 Women in Engineering 2022'. In this post she reflects on the need to increase diversity in Research Software Engineering.

Mentorship programme: Transforming qPCR data into meaningful plots for DSF analysis using Python

Latest version published on 22 August, 2022.

Konstantinos Drousiotis reflects on taking part in the Learning to Code mentorship programme, gaining skills in Python to analyse qPCR data

Identifying and overcoming obstacles to adopting code review

Latest version published on 17 August, 2022.

How to overcome hurdles to code reviews.

Mentorship programme: Developing sustainable software for the Swarm mission

Latest version published on 16 August, 2022.

Ashley Smith reflects on taking part in our Learning to Code mentorship programme to develop intermediate software engineering skills for the Swarm spacecraft mission.

How do we assess candidates for RSE jobs?

Latest version published on 12 August, 2022.

The University of Sheffield's RSE team want to make their candidate selection process as open as possible.

Mentorship programme: From science to software

Latest version published on 15 August, 2022.

Sam Gubbins reflects on taking part in our Research Software Camp's mentorship programme.

Would I even fit in? Why and how I applied for an SSI Fellowship

Latest version published on 15 September, 2022.

Jesper Dramsch shares their experience of (successfully) applying for an SSI Fellowship.