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On 28 May 2020, the RDA published the pre-final version of their COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines covering four research areas – clinical data, omics practices, epidemiology and social sciences. This document is also complemented by overarching areas focusing on legal and ethical considerations, research software, community participation and indigenous data.
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Replicability and reproducibility are the ultimate standards

The Research Software Alliance (ReSA) and RDA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to clearly announce their intention to coordinate their efforts in areas and activities that involve both research data and software.

Dr Rachael Ainsworth, the Institute’s Research Software Community Manager, has been named a Rising Star in the 2020 Rising Star awards run by WeAreTheCity.

A report looks at the career paths and prospects of people working in academic data science in the US.
"The duty to document does not cease in a crisis, it becomes more essential."
The Bayes Centre (University of Edinburgh), with support from the Scottish Funding Council, is offering a programme of free online courses that aim to give the workforce the tools to upskill and reskill in the field of digital data.
The next Community of Edinburgh Research Software Engineers (CERSE) meeting will be held online due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Over the last year, the Institute has been par

By Gillian Law Ten years since the Software Sustainability Institute was established, we look forward to the next decade: what can we expect to see?