Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Brexit Data Challenge event

Latest version published on 1 May, 2018.

By Reka Solymosi, University of Manchester.

Sharing data & code for reproducible neuroimaging

Latest version published on 13 April, 2018.

By Cyril Pernet, University of Edinburgh.

This blog post was first published at neurostatscyrilpernet.blogspot.co.uk.

The secret behind the growth of RSE Groups in the UK

Latest version published on 9 July, 2018.

When I first started thinking about how we could create a career path for Research Software Engineers (RSEs) in academia, I assumed we would have to persuade university management to change their policies and make it possible, or at least much easier, for researchers to retain RSEs within their groups. The actual solution has been somewhat different, and much more effective.

Open Data Day Cambridge

Latest version published on 10 April, 2018.

What is Reproducible Research Oxford?

Latest version published on 6 April, 2018.

By Laura Fortunato, University of Oxford

How to onboard yourself into an unfamiliar domain

Latest version published on 6 April, 2018.

By Matt Archer, Paul Brown, Stephen Dowsland, David Mawdsley, Amy Krause, Mark Turner (order is alphabetical).

So… you’ve just started on an exciting new data science project, but you know nothing about the domain you’re working on. Besides briefly panicking, how do you get up to speed on the area you’re working on?

Research Software Engineers and Data Scientists: More in Common

Latest version published on 5 April, 2018.

By Matthew Archer, Stephen Dowsland, Rosa Filgueira, R. Stuart Geiger, Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Robert Haines, James Hetherington, Christopher Holdgraf, Sanaz Jabbari Bayandor, David Mawdsley, Heiko Mueller, Tom Redfern, Martin O'Reilly, Valentina Staneva, Mark Turner, Jake VanderPlas, Kirstie Whitaker (authors in alphabetical order)

So you want to start a data science institute? Achieving sustainability

Latest version published on 5 April, 2018.

By R. Stuart Geiger, Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Robert Haines, James Hetherington, Chris Holdgraf, Heiko Mueller, Martin O'Reilly, Tomas Petricek, Jake VanderPlas (authors in alphabetical order)

Software Carpentry for the Regenerative Medicine CDT at the University of Manchester

Latest version published on 4 April, 2018.

By Mike Jackson, Software Architect

Software Deposit and Preservation Policy and Planning Workshop

Latest version published on 22 March, 2018.

By Christopher Brown, Senior co-design manager, Jisc, Neil Chue Hong, Director, The Software Sustainability Institute, and Mike Jackson, Software Architect, The Software Sustainability