This year’s RSECon in Newcastle (6th-8th September 2022) was my first time attending RSECon as an RSE. The reason why I say “as an RSE,” is because way back in 2019, whilst I was still an astronomy PhD student, I managed to convince my supervisor that I should attend RSECon, because, hey, this might be a future career path for me – and it actually became my career path at the end of last year.
SSI Fellow Dave Horsfall discusses his talk on mental health at RSECon22 and answers some of the questions that were asked.
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A new initiative has been launched to help Research Software Engineers (RSEs) stay connected while many national RSE conferences have been cancelled due to COVID-19.
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Attending the Research Software Engineers conference in Birmin
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Only eight days to go until the fourth annual RSE conference begins in Birmingham!
By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director of the Software Sustainability Institute In the weeks running up to the RSE Conference, some colleagues and I will be providing our thoughts on the questions people have submitted for our panel discussion with senior university management about how RSEs are being supported within academia.
By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director of the Software Sustainability Institute. In the weeks running up to the RSE Conference, myself and some colleagues will be providing our thoughts on the questions people have submitted for our panel discussion with senior university management about how RSEs are being supported within academia. (You can submit more questions and vote on the current questions on Sli.do.)
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By Louise Chisholm, Jeremy Cohen, Jonathan Cooper, and Simon Hettrick. Most people who are looking to forge a career in research software engineering will come across barriers that are the result of outdated university policies put in place before software was such a critical element of research.