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We run a range of programmes tailored to various levels of expertise. Find out below what suits you.

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Become an SSI Fellow

Our Fellowship Programme provides funding for individuals who want to improve how research software is used in their domains, fields, and/or areas of work. Join and be part of an engaging, supportive, and inspiring community.

Join our mentorship programme

Have you recently started coding as part of your research activities? Do you want to improve your skills but don’t know where to start?

Become a mentee! Apply to our mentorship programme and get help from a dedicated research software expert.

We are always on the look out for volunteers to mentor beginners who write code for research, as part of our Mentorship Programme. 

Join as a mentor! We're looking for people who identify as Research Software Engineers, even if that’s not their current job title.

Apply for a Research Software Healthcheck

We provide a free evaluation service to help your research software reach its potential and make it more sustainable. 

This lightweight evaluation of your software will provide a set of concrete recommendations for you to help prepare it for future challenges and opportunities. The evaluation can be tailored to focus on any aspects of particular concern to you.

Applications from any UK institution and research area are eligible.

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