Fellows

Institute Fellow Laura James writes about the reasons for and process of rebranding the Festival of Maintenance.
Being an ally is a learned skill that everyone can practise by self-education and structured training. An Ally Skills Workshop allows its participants to understand various concepts, explore social scenarios and practise simple everyday techniques they can use to make their workplace and communities more inclusive. 
Open Life Science mentors share key takeaways and drivers from a recent mentoring and coaching workshop.
Welcome to the new monthly SSI Fellows Newsletter which shares activities and opportunities taking place within the SSI Fellows' community. Read on for a summary of the latest community call, as well as contributions and calls for collaboration from the SSI Fellows. 
Authorities worldwide are using increasingly localised public health measures to try to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic. Many of these decisions are guided by the outcomes of observations and models that operate on a national level. At Brunel and within the HiDALGO project, we developed the Flu And Coronavirus Simulator (FACS) to understand the viral spread in local areas.
The Festival of Maintenance and the Maintainers recently ran our first joint online event, about the gig economy, a precarious form of maintenance.
Recordings of a workshop which introduces researchers to R are available online.
Institute Fellow Emma Rand wins a National Teaching Fellowship for outstanding teaching.
To celebrate the Institute's 10 year anniversary, Dr Robyn Grant (Fellow 2013-14) shares 10 things they have learned from the Institute.
Institute Fellow Pablo Bernabeu is seeking volunteers to help run or co-lead his workshops which teach the use of Binder, R Markdown and R-built web applications.
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