Software and research: the Institute's Blog

useR! 2017 conference report and thoughts on sustainable R package development

Latest version published on 29 January, 2018.

By Andy South, Software Sustainability Institute fellow

Back in July, 2017 I attended the annual R users conference (useR! 2017) in Brussels and gave a lightning talk about my thoughts on the sustainability of releasing a small R package.

Announcing the first batch of Collaborations Workshop 2018 mini-workshops

Latest version published on 26 January, 2018.

By Raniere Silva, Community Officer.

The mini-workshops & demos are key activities in all our Collaborations Workshops. Each session lasts 30 minutes, in which attendees share a particular software product, approach, standard, etc.

RSE Fellowship plans: Leila Mureşan, University of Cambridge

Latest version published on 14 February, 2018.

By Gillian Law.

New Research Software Engineer (RSE) fellow Leila Mureşan will be using her microscopy image analysis skills to develop software for biologists, physicists and mathematicians as part of her RSE fellowship.

RSE Fellowship plans: Joanna Leng, University of Leeds

Latest version published on 24 January, 2018.

By Gillian Law.

RSE Fellowship plans: Phil Hasnip, University of York

Latest version published on 26 January, 2018.

By Gillian Law.

Physicist and new RSE fellow Phil Hasnip specialises in software to predict materials properties, and in making that software accessible to all researchers.

RSE Fellowship plans: Jeremy Cohen, Imperial College London

Latest version published on 22 January, 2018.

By Gillian Law

Research software ought to be easier to use, says newly appointed 2018 RSE Fellow Jeremy Cohen.

Empowering and engaging patients in the digital era

Latest version published on 18 January, 2018.

By Gary Leeming, University of Manchester.

The Future of Computational Science

Latest version published on 16 January, 2018.

By Blair Archibald, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow

How do you bring research domains together?

MozFest 2017

Latest version published on 15 January, 2018.

By Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute, Yo Yehudi, InterMine, Cambridge University, David

New Year, New Resolutions... and our Collaborations Workshop 2018

Latest version published on 12 January, 2018.

By Raniere Silva, Community Officer.