PyCon UK

By Nikoleta Glynatsi, Cardiff University and Tania Allard, The University of Manchester. The annual PyCon UK took place in Cardiff’s City Hall  from Saturday the 15th till Wednesday the 19th of September 2018. The conference included five days of talks, workshops and collaboration. Fellows of the Software  Sustainability Institute never fail to attend PyCon UK and once again this year the Fellows played a major role at the conference.

By Shoaib Sufi, Community Lead

September was an active month. It’s funny as autumn enters in the UK, the academic world is in spring with new students, new projects and a re-invigoration after the traditional holiday period.

In this month's update read more about how Fellows 2016 is progressing, the rise of the Institute's Software Credit Workshop and other news from the Community.

However, before we start - the Community team is recruiting a Research Software Specialist. If you are keen to run events, support Fellows, build bridges to…

By Sarah Mount, Research Associate King’s College London and Institute Fellow.

The first ever PyCon UK track for Research Software Engineers ended with a bang, when the conference venue was evacuated following the discovery of a one ton World War II bomb at a local building site! However, there was plenty of explosive material at the event, even before the bomb squad arrived.

You might be wondering, why another track for researchers in a Python conference? The answer isn’t simply that Python is popular in science and data analysis. PyCon UK is a community conference, it has…

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