Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Announcing the 2023 Software Sustainability Institute Fellows

Latest version published on 15 December, 2022.

We're proud to announce our Fellows 2023 cohort. Join us in welcoming the 18 new Software Sustainability Institute Fellows for 2023, plus six International Fellows—three through our International Fellowship pilot and three through a collaboration with Open Life Science!

The SSI Fellows’ feelgood favourites

Latest version published on 13 December, 2022.

As we come to the end of 2022, the Software Sustainability Institute Fellows reflect on the things they watched, read or listened to over the last year that have made them feel good!

Making machine learning more reproducible with scientists at EuroSciPy 2022

Latest version published on 3 March, 2023.

Jesper Dramsch talks about EuroSciPy, their first in-person event after the pandemic, where they presented his machine-learning tutorial and a talk on citations, review and collaborations to make machine learning in research reproducible.

My first RSECon as a Research Software Engineer

Latest version published on 30 November, 2022.

This year’s RSECon in Newcastle (6th-8th September 2022) was my first time attending RSECon as an RSE. The reason why I say “as an RSE,” is because way back in 2019, whilst I was still an astronomy PhD student, I managed to convince my supervisor that I should attend RSECon, because, hey, this might be a future career path for me – and it actually became my career path at the end of last year.

Global gathering of research software funders sets the agenda for supporting sustainable research software

Latest version published on 1 December, 2022.

This blog post was first posted by the Research Software Alliance and Netherlands eScience Center. On 8 and 9 November, the Research Software Alliance (ReSA) and Netherlands eScience Center organised the International Funders Workshop: The Future of Research Software.

Capitalising on an international award: Research and Innovation at the Digital Preservation Awards 2022

Latest version published on 24 November, 2022.

Panagiotis Papageorgiou discusses the journey to and impact of winning the Research and Innovation Award funded by the SSI, at the lastest edition of the Digital Preservation Awards.

The computational access guide and a panel at iPres

Latest version published on 22 November, 2022.

SSI Fellow Leontien Talboom discusses their panel session at iPres which discussed further themes and topics from the computational access guide.

How to look after your team

Latest version published on 15 November, 2022.

In this blog post SSI staff share their tips for team leads on how to look after their team.

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Latest version published on 11 November, 2022.

Alys Kay opens up about impostor syndrome and how to overcome it.

Building your Identity as a Researcher – Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Latest version published on 14 November, 2022.

If you have been accepted onto a post-graduate research degree, you deserve to be there.