Research Software Group

The Institute's Open Call provides the opportunity for UK researchers to gain software development expertise and effort - for free.

The latest round of the Call has just opened, and we invite research projects from any discipline who would like help with the development of their software to make a submission, and are particularly keen to attract applications from BBSRC and ESRC funding areas. The deadline for submissions is April 29th 2016.

For more information on the Open Call and to submit an application, please visit the Open Call page. You can also find out more about…

The Institute's Open Call provides the opportunity for UK researchers to gain software development expertise and effort - for free. The submissions deadline for this round of the Open Call is next week, Wednesday, 30 September 2015.

We invite research projects from any discipline who would like help with the development of their software to make a submission. For more information on the Open Call and to submit an application, please visit the Open Call page. You can also find out more about our current and past projects.

By Steve Crouch, Research Software Group lead.

This is the first in a series of blog posts by the Institute's Team Leads to provide an insight into the day-to-day work of the Institute.

The Institute is once again holding its Open Call for Projects, and we're starting to see applications rolling in. So if your project develops research software and you'd like some free expert help, why not consider submitting an application? We work with projects from any discipline, and in the last two months we've helped two groups in the fields of biomolecular simulation and…

The Institute's Open Call provides the opportunity for UK researchers to gain software development expertise and effort - for free.

The latest round of the Call has just opened, and we invite research projects from any discipline who would like help with the development of their software to make a submission. The deadline for submissions is September 30th 2015.

For more information on the Open Call and to submit an application, please visit the Open Call page. You can also find out more about our current and past projects.

The Institute's Open Call provides UK researchers with software development effort and expertise - for free. Researchers can bid for our Research Software Engineers to work on their project for, typically, between one to five months.

The next round of the Open Call will open on 1 July 2015, with a submission deadline of 30 September 2015.

For more information on the Open Call and to submit an application, please visit the Open Call page. You can also find out more about our current and past projects.

By Mike Jackson, Software Architect.

Linked data is a way of representing and joining information from a variety of sources to allow it to be accessed, browsed, searched and used as easily as one would browse the web. One of the principles of linked data is that URIs are used to name things whether these be people, places, books, software, magazines, departments, machines and so on.

As anyone can develop their own linked data sets, and propose their own URIs, many URIs may be created for the same thing. sameAs.org is a service offered by Seme4 Limited that allows…

The Institute's Open Call provides the opportunity for UK researchers to gain software development expertise and effort - for free.

The latest round of the Call has just opened, and we invite research projects from any discipline who would like help with the development of their software to make a submission. The deadline for submissions is December 5th 2014.

For more information on the Open Call and to submit an application, please visit the Open Call page. You can also find out more about our current and past projects.

By Steve Crouch, Consultancy Leader.

The Institute's Open Call provides developer expertise and effort - free of charge - to UK-based researchers. If your project develops research software and you'd like some expert help, you should submit an application to the Open Call.

We've just opened the latest round of the Open Call, which closes on 5 December 2014.

You can ask for our help to improve your research software, your development practices, or your community of users and contributors (or all three!). You may want to improve the sustainability or reproducibility…

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