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The Software Sustainability Institute is organising the “Workshop: Impact of international collaborations in research software”, taking place on Tuesday 24th April 2018, at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.

This year, the Institute fellows David Pérez-Suárez, Brigitta Sipőcz and Yo Yehudi are involved in Google Summer of Code as mentors and organisation administrators for OpenAstronomy, an umbrella organisation for open source, open development astronomy projects, and InterMine,

The University of Cambridge is seeking a Co-ordinator for two Synthetic Biology research initiatives at the University of Cambridge. OpenPlant and the SynBio SRI both promote i) interdisciplinary research between engineering, physics, biology and social sciences; ii) development of open and open source technologies for biology including software, hardware and genetic tools; iii) responsible research and innovation. The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant field and knowledge of…

eLife is a non-profit organisation inspired by research funders and led by scientists whose mission include help scientists accelerate discovery. Our friends at eLife are organising a two-day challenge on 10th and 11th May 2018 in Cambridge for developers, designers, technologists and researchers to collaboratively prototype new innovations that bring cutting-edge technology to open research communication.

We are very excited to announce that John Hammersley, CEO & co-founder of Overleaf, will give the keynote speech related to productivity at our Collaborations Workshop 2018 (CW18).

The 2018 International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2018) will take place from 13-15 June 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The culmination of two years’ work by the Pistoia Alliance project team, the UXLS Toolkit provides material on UX education, methods and use cases compiled especially for life scientists. It is pitched at busy UX specialists, in silico analysts and bench scientists in an easily, accessible self-help style who all need better software. UX for Life Sciences Toolkit was created to enable businesses to adopt UX principles and methods as they develop scientific software.

From 29 to 31 May 2018, PRACE will organise the fifth edition of its Scientific and Industrial Conference—PRACEdays18—under the motto "HPC for Innovation: when Science meets Industry" in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Registrations are now open for CarpentryCon 2018 in Dublin. The event will take place from 30th May to 1st June 2018. 

Vitae has been involved in the career and professional development of researchers for many years, gaining reputation as experts in this field. Vitae is currently exploring the feasibility of providing professional recognition for researcher development professionals including associate trainers and other university staff/professionals who have a role in developing researchers.