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The Software Sustainability Institute is thrilled to announce that Microsoft will be a Gold sponsor of the Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20). The workshop will take place from Tuesday, 31 March to Thursday, 2 April 2020 in the Peter Froggatt Centre at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland. You can see the full CW20 programme in the agenda. 

The UK government has promised to double funding on research and development to £18 billion, roughly 0.7% of GDP, by 2024-25. Where should it invest? And where should it invest to support software-reliant research? We want to hear your ideas! You can respond on Twitter: 

 

The Software Sustainability Institute is hiring!  The Institute is looking for a Communications Officer and a Project Manager to help it deliver its tagline of “better software, better research”.
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Cortext, the research infrastructure for the social sciences hosted at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Science and Innovation in Society ( LISIS) in Paris, France, is hiring a data scientist and two web developers to advance a third phase of the platform, which this year completes a decade of service to many scientific communities.

We are thrilled to announce that Dr Becca Wilson will be one of our two keynote speakers during Collaborations Workshop 2020 and will help participants think about the workshop theme of Data Privacy.

The Institute is delighted to announce that it will be partnering with the UK Reproducibility Network (UKRN) as a stakeholder.

A one-day meeting will be help at the University of Leeds on 30 January, from 10.30am – 4pm, to look at similarities, challenges and opportunities for research software engineering groups across the N8 Research Partnership.

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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 reproduc

The Carpentries is seeking its next Executive Director to "spearhead the organisation’s vision of becoming the leading inclusive community teaching data and coding skills".

Tracy Teal, the former Executive Director, left the organisation on 31 December, 2019. Senior Director of Equity and Assessment Kari L. Jordan will serve as Acting Executive Director for The Carpentries until the next Executive Director is hired.