The Institute Fellowship programme 2016 was much sought after with 113 applications. Of those 33 were shortlisted, they were then put through their paces during the face 2 face selection meeting. we now have our Fellows for 2016; 17 of the most promising were chosen to take forward their plans to improve research software and make a difference in their research domains.
Representing domains as varied as Archeology, History, Psychology, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Earth Systems, Health, Physics and Social Science the 2016 Fellows represent a huge spectrum of areas touched by the digitial.
We have amongst them PhD students, many post doctoral staff, Lecturers, an NHS Consultant and a Professor!
With plans from conference visits through to workshops and policy initiatives they are ones to watch in 2016; they will be blogging their events and activities on the Institute blog so the wider community will be able to gain from their activities and insights.
To find out more about the Fellows 2016 take a look at the the Fellows profile page.
We give them all a warm welcome and look forward to working with them in helping best serve the needs of the research software community in 2016 and beyond!