It is reasonably well known at this point that research software has value and should be treated as a citable output in research but how much software is actually cited and how does it relate to other types of research output? These are just a couple of questions which the Persistent Identifier (PID) Graph can help to answer.
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.
The Carpentries has released the first draft of its Curriculum Development Handbook, a guide to developing Carpentries lessons
By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead The Carpentries has introduced a new form to either report self-organised workshops or request a centrally-organised workshop.
By Mozhgan Kabiri Chimeh The first GPU hackathon at the University of Sheffield brought together researchers across Ireland and the UK. The University of Sheffield partnered with NVIDIA and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) to hold its first GPU hackathon where seven applications teams worked alongside mentors with GPU-programming expertise to accelerate their scientific codes using GPUs.
By Raniere Silva On 16-19 September, I taught a Software Carpentry workshop at the University of Botswana. The workshop was hosted by the Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS) Universities-Industry-Government (UIG) Co-creation Platform and had more than 30 learners
By Aleksandra Nenadic, Training Lead The Software Sustainability Institute invites everyone to read the CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019 (CCMcr19) report, detailing the content of all the sessions and the value provided to the attendees and community.
Data Science for Doctors, developed by the Software Sustainability Institute’s Fellow Steve Harris, is a programme based on The Carpentries’ Data Carpentry aimed at teaching health care professionals basic concepts, skills and tools for working more effectively with data.
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By Grai Calvey, Fiona Jones and Heather Cooper Drawing on Library Carpentry lessons, pedagogy and community.