Software and research: the Institute's Blog

Cloud-first: Simple automated testing using Drone

Latest version published on 15 February, 2018.

By Mark Woodbridge, Research Software Engineering Team Lead

Bridging the gap: Convincing researchers with different backgrounds to adopt good (enough) software development practices

Latest version published on 8 February, 2018.

By Stuart Grieve, Research Software Developer, University College London, Eike Mueller, Lecturer in Scientific Computing, University of Bath, Alexander Morley

How do we help adapt software best practices to make them more applicable to domain researchers?

Latest version published on 8 February, 2018.

By Adam Tomkins (Chair), University of Sheffield, James Grant, University of Bath, Alexander Morley,

What are the Software Oriented Career Paths in research?

Latest version published on 7 February, 2018.

By Sam Cox, University of Leicester, Richard Adams, Cranfield University,

Motivating researchers to develop good software practices

Latest version published on 5 February, 2018.

By Sammie Buzzard, University College London; Martin Donnelly, University of Edinburgh.

Developing a database to handle dark matter experiment data

Latest version published on 18 June, 2018.

By Gillian Law, technology writer

Diversity & Inclusion in Scientific Computing Unconference

Latest version published on 1 February, 2018.

By Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute.

Life sciences data needs to be FAIR

Latest version published on 30 January, 2018.

By Justin Clark-Casey, Research Software Engineer, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge.

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.