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The call for submissions is now open for the DataTech20 conference in Glasgow on 16 March 2020. 
R Forwards is the R Foundation's taskforce on women and other under-represented groups.  They will be running a free workshop on R package development on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at the University of York.

DynamX Medical, founded in 2015, is looking for a qualified data scientist to help refine its algorithms as it moves towards commercialisation.

Software Sustainability Institute Fellow, Liberty Foreman, is the CEO of DynamX Medical.

What are your goals for 2020? Would £3000 help you achieve them? The Institute's Fellowship programme funds researchers, software engineers and advocates who want to improve computational practice in their areas of work. We have recently opened the call for applications to the Fellowship Programme 2020 until 29 October 2019.
Voting for the 12 trustees of the newly formed Society of Research Software Engineering will close at midnight on Friday 11 October and all members are encouraged to vote. 
The Carpentries has released the first draft of its Curriculum Development Handbook, a guide to developing Carpentries lessons
By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead The Carpentries has introduced a new form to either report self-organised workshops or request a centrally-organised workshop.
By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead The Software Sustainability Institute invites everyone to read the CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019 (CCMcr19) report, detailing the content of all the sessions and the value provided to the attendees and community.
Data Science for Doctors, developed by the Software Sustainability Institute’s Fellow Steve Harris, is a programme based on The Carpentries’ Data Carpentry aimed at teaching health care professionals basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data.
By Rachael Ainsworth, Community Manager, Software Sustainability Institute We are pleased to announce that applications to the Fellowship Programme 2020 are now open (24 September 2019).