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We've been working hard to bring our users a new and better Software Sustainability Institute website. After several months of work, we're finally going live! Tomorrow morning, you'll be able to visit the new website at this same address: www.software.ac.uk. If you encounter any technical difficulties during the next couple of days or have any comments about the new website, don't hesitate to get in touch with us at info@software.ac.uk or via Twitter @SoftwareSaved. 

On the 11th of July, The Software Sustainability Institute and Jisc will be running a Software Deposit and Preservation Workshop in Oxford. At this workshop, research data managers, digital repository vendors, publishers, policymakers and researchers will present their perspectives on software deposit and preservation. Speakers include Naomi Penfold (eLife), Roberto Di Cosmo (Software Heritage), Federica Fina (University of St. Andrews) and Antonis Lempesis (Athena Research…

Software Sustainability Institute Fellow Tania Allard will be giving a talk about practical steps for reproducible data analysis pipelines (Title: "A crazy little thing called reproducible science") at RAPIDS conference on the 19th of July 2018 in London, UK.

This conference is organised by dotmesh in conjunction with King's College London, The Farr Institute of Health Informatics, and the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at South London and is focused on reproducibility and…

The Software Sustainability Institute website will be down for scheduled maintenance on Thursday 7th June 2018 from 12:00 to 12:45.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Registration for RSE 2018 in Birmingham in September is now open  

The last two conferences sold out, so the organising committee added 50% more tickets this year. However, tickets go fast, so please sign up early. 

On the 11th of July, The Software Sustainability Institute and Jisc will be running a Software Deposit and Preservation Workshop in Oxford. At this workshop, we will bring together research data managers, digital repository vendors, publishers, policymakers and researchers. We will present guidance on software deposit and preservation, discuss software deposit and preservation from the perspectives of the foregoing stakeholders, and identify ways in which to drive forward the…

The Oxford e-Research Centre is organising the Digital Practices in the Humanities Workshop (DPHW) on 21st June 2018 from 10am–5pm. The workshop will look into digital toolmaking and its use in the humanities. 

The event is free though registration is required. 

For further information, please visit Digital Practices in the Humanities Wokshop (DPHW).

Applications are now open for GOSH 2018, the Gathering for Open Science Hardware, taking place over four consecutive days 10-13 October 2018 in Shenzhen, China. GOSH would like to invite you to apply to join another 100 active users, developers and thinkers in open hardware for science to benefit research, education, and science engagement.

Code Ocean, a computational reproducibility platform launched in 2015, is a new service which enables authors to openly publish their code on the platform, thereby making it free for others to access, download and  share. Code Ocean has the goal of saving researchers’ time and advancing science, by making the world's scientific code more reusable, executable and reproducible.

The deadline for the Gateways 2018 Call for Participation has been extended to 16th May 2018.

Gateways 2018 (25th to 27th September , at the University of Texas at Austin) is accepting submissions of papers, demos, tutorials, and panels (two to four  pages) on the topic of science or engineering gateways (VREs).