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The Edinburgh RSE Community welcomes anyone in the Edinburgh area, active or interested in the area of research software to the second edition of the Edinburgh RSE Community meeting. The meeting will take place next Wednesday 21st November 2018 at the Edinburgh College of Art (ECA), University of Edinburgh.

The Software Sustainability Institute website will be at risk during scheduled maintenance on Friday 16th November 2018 from 7:00am to 8:30am GMT.
Niall Beard, from the University of Manchester, has written a guide for the Software Sustainability Institute on "Adding schema.org to a GitHub Pages site." 
The UCL Research Software Development Group are looking for a Research Software Engineer to join their team of 11 RSEs. Applications must be submitted by 14th October 2018. This position is permanent but subject to the availability of continued funding sourced from appropriate research collaborations, and is funded for two years in the first instance, with salary negotiable up to £46,359. On this occasion, candidates interested in a part-time position are also welcomed to apply.
We are pleased to announce that the recording of the Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2018 (CW18) is online on YouTube. The agenda has also been amended and now links to the recording. Remember to save the date for Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) at the West Park Teaching Hub, Loughborough University, which will take place from Monday 1st April until Wednesday 3rd April 2019.
The inaugural Research Software Engineers (RSE) meeting will take place on Wednesday 26th September 2018, from 13:00–15:00, in room G.03, Bayes Centre, at the University of Edinburgh.
The Carpentries are excited to announce the first release of the long-awaited Data Carpentry curriculum for working with Geospatial data which is now ready to be used in teaching. As all newly developed curricula are ‘beta’, The Carpentries are actively promoting and organising pilot workshops and collecting feedback to improve these lessons.
The BCS Fortran Group committee has developed a survey to quantify the value of modern Fortran standards to organisations and individuals, and to find out exactly what benefits newer Fortran standards can bring to the community. Please fill in the survey by 31st December 2018.
Register now for the run starting on 24th September 2018. Today’s supercomputers are the most powerful calculating machines ever invented, capable of performing more than a thousand million million calculations every second. This gives scientists and engineers a powerful new tool to study the natural world: computer simulation.