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"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

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?
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Sustainable research software can only become a reality if the academic system finally starts to acknowledge the people that develop and maintain it: RSEs, says a newly published paper describing the state of the art of research software sustainability in Germany and beyond.

The Carpentries has appointed Kari L. Jordan as its new Executive Director.
The European Commission together with several partners has launched a European COVID-19 Data Platform to enable the rapid collection and sharing of available research data. The platform, part of the ERAvsCorona Action Plan, marks another milestone in the EU's efforts to support researchers in Europe and around the world in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak.
CarpentryCon 2020, due to be held at the end of June at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, has been cancelled. Registration fees will be refunded. 

SAGE Ocean is seeking a fellow to join its team for a six-week part-time placement. In this role, you will support the team in developing a prototype for cleaning and preparing large scale political corpora for text mining, and understanding the challenges facing political scientists who want to do text mining.