Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Research Software Engineers 2018 (RSE18) Conference: Call for volunteers

Latest version published on 11 July, 2018.

The RSE conference committee are looking for volunteers to help us run the RSE 18 Conference on the 3-4 September. You should be friendly and outgoing to help us with a variety of activities for our conference participants including:

Software Deposit and Preservation Policy and Planning Workshop Report

Latest version published on 11 July, 2018.

By Mike Jackson, Software Architect, The Software Sustainability Institute

Archiving code and software shared with research: journal, author and re-user perspectives

Latest version published on 11 July, 2018.

By Naomi Penfold, Nikoleta Glynatsi, Yo Yehudi, James Baker, Steve Crouch

This post is part of the Collaborations Workshops 2018 speed blogging series.

Five failed tests for scientific software

Latest version published on 11 July, 2018.

By Andrew Walker, Sam Mangham, Robert Maftei, Adam Jackson, Becky Arnold, Sammie Buzzards, and Eike Mueller

This post is part of the Collaborations Workshops 2018 speed blogging series.

Establishing RSE groups at different levels

Latest version published on 11 July, 2018.

By Martin Callaghan, University of Leeds, Daniel S. Katz, University of Illinois, Alexander Struck, Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung, HU-Berlin, and Matt Williams, University of Bristol, 

Sharing reproducible research – minimum requirements and desirable features

Latest version published on 11 July, 2018.

By M. H. Beals, Catherine Jones, Geraint Palmer, Mike Jackson, Henry Wilde, John Hammersley, Daniel Grose, Robin Long, Adrian-Tudor Panescu, Kirstie Whitaker

Why Government needs sustainable software too

Latest version published on 21 May, 2018.

By Matthew Upson, Data Scientist at Juro.

Code review in academia

Latest version published on 18 May, 2018.

By Becky Arnold, University of Sheffield 

Talk on structuring code efficiently by David Hubber

Latest version published on 15 May, 2018.

By Becky Arnold, University of Sheffield

Building communities to support Research Software Engineering: blog series 3/3

Latest version published on 11 May, 2018.

By Anna Krystalli, University of Sheffield, and Toby Hodges, EMBL Bio-IT