The N8 CIR, in collaboration with Anna Krystalli, a Research Software Engineer at the University of Sheffield and 2019 Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, is organising a series of ReproHacks, one-day reproducibility hackathons, across N8 universities. These events bring together researchers, RSEs and data scientists to reproduce papers from published scientific code and data in a low pressure environment. They also provide an opportunity to network and learn from colleagues with different research and software experience.
Organisers especially encourage the participation of RSEs and Institute Fellows.
"This is a great opportunity to engage with local research communities, get a feel for the current reproducibility status of published code and data, support researchers while the work through materials and contribute suggestions to how reproducibility of different approaches could be improved," says Krystalli.
The 2020 N8 ‘Northern Tour’ events are scheduled to take place between January and March at:
These five events are open to anyone working or studying at one of the N8 institutions. If your institution isn’t hosting a ReproHack then travel bursaries are available to PGRs and university staff. They will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details of how to apply.
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