DiveRSE is a new talk series looking at diversity, equity and inclusion in the Research Software Engineering (RSE) community. Mary Ann Leung, Ph.D., Founder and President of the Sustainable Horizons Institute, will be the inaugural speaker in the DiveRSE series.
By Software Sustainability Institute Fellow Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh (NVIDIA), Anna (Ania) Brown (University of Oxford, University of Southampton), Fouzhan Hosseini (NAG), Weronika Fillinger (EPCC) and Neelofer Banglawala (EPCC)
Submissions are requested for the first WHPC Summit, to be held at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, on 29 April to 1 May, 2020.
R Forwards is the R Foundation's taskforce on women and other under-represented groups.  They will be running a free workshop on R package development on Tuesday 7th January 2020 at the University of York.
Stop, collaborate and listen: Gender equality in social data science Join us for an evening discussion with a panel of leading computational social scientists and data scientists on collaboration, equality, and skills future social scientists need to work with big data.

By Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute.

By Thomas Robitaille, Freelance, Alice Harpole, University of Southampton, Olivier Philippe, University of Southampton, Louise Brown, University of Nottingham, Clem Tanzi, qLegal, Mateusz Kuzak, Netherlands e

Most of us recognise that diverse teams are good for productivity and output. But do you know how to improve diversity and build a more inclusive environment? Have you ever heard of unconscious bias, stereotype threat or imposter syndrome? Do you ever feel like you aren’t good enough to be in the community or feel like a ‘fraud’? This WHPC event will discuss the real effects of these three topics on the workplace, providing the audience with an introduction to each theme, how they may affect you and how they impact employers, employees, advisors, managers or your peers.

The Employment Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University has been commissioned by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to carry out a survey of staff and research postgraduates working or studying –presently or formerly–in disciplines that fall under EPSRC’s Information and Commun

By Eilis Hannon, Research Fellow in Bioinformatics, in the Complex Disease Epigenetic Group at the University of Exeter.

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