Kirsty Pringle

Kirsty holds two part-time roles, one at the University of Edinburgh where she is Project Manager for the Software Sustainability Institute and the other at the University of Leeds where she is an atmospheric scientist and embedded RSE in the Centre for Environmental Modelling and Computation (CEMAC).  

She has over 10 years of experience of developing and evaluating software for academic research, she is passionate about open research and is interested in using citizen science and public engagement to “open up” the research process.  

Kirsty is an active member of the Research Software Engineering community and from 2018 to 2020 she was RSE Theme Lead for the N8 CIR where she worked to develop a community of research software engineers across the universities in the N8 partnership. She became a trustee of the Society in 2020 and is now the vice-treasurer.