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COVID-19 software and the RSE role

One positive outcome from the controversy around the modelling of the COVID-19 pandemic is that many more people are aware that the reliability of research results is inexorably linked to the reliability of the software used to generate them. Ultimately, if we value reliable research, we must value reliable research software – and this...

Calling for newsletter submissions

Our monthly newsletter announces new Society initiatives, gathers RSE news, events, blogs, papers and anything interesting and relevant together in one place. We are keen to feature content from our members so if you have any ideas for items to be included please submit them using the form below.

Newsletter – June 2020

Welcome to the June newsletter from The Society of Research Software Engineering! Our monthly newsletter will announce new Society initiatives, gather RSE news, events, blogs, papers and anything else interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like to add an item or suggest a new section to the next newsletter, submit...

Peter Schmidt: RSE Stories Podcast

“I love podcasts! They can be a great medium to learn about new ideas, get entertained and listen to great stories. And since the work of research software engineers takes us to so many different areas of exiting research I thought it might be a good idea to have a podcast for and from...

Newsletter – May 2020

Welcome to the May newsletter from The Society of Research Software Engineering! Our monthly newsletter will announce new Society initiatives, gather RSE news, events, blogs, papers, anything interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like to add an item or suggest a new section to the next newsletter, submit it via...

RSEs contributing to the national COVID-19 response through RAMP

A major modelling consortium The Scottish COVID-19 Response Consortium (SCRC) is a major consortium under the Royal Society’s RAMP scheme as part of the national COVID-19 response. It was initiated by scientists from three institutions in Scotland: the Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health at the University of Glasgow, the Scottish Government’s...

Newsletter – April 2020

Welcome to the April newsletter from The Society of Research Software Engineering! Our monthly newsletter will announce new Society initiatives, gather RSE news, events, blogs, papers, anything interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like to add an item or suggest a new section to the next newsletter, send it to...

Newsletter – March 2020

Welcome to the March newsletter from The Society of Research Software Engineering! Our monthly newsletter will announce new Society initiatives, gather RSE news, events, blogs, papers, anything interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like to add an item or suggest a new section to the next newsletter, send it to...

Remote working for researchers and developers

This post was compiled by Mark Woodbridge, Jeremy Cohen and Tony Yang of the Imperial College Research Software Community. We are re-publishing an updated version of the original article modified by the authors for a more general audience. Content not accessible to readers outside their local community has been removed or replaced appropriately. A...

RSECon2020 Cancellation Announcement

The Trustees of the Society of Research Software Engineering and the Conference Steering Group have taken the very difficult decision to cancel the annual RSE Conference for 2020.  We know that this conference is a fantastic social, networking and skills training event for the RSE community worldwide so we’d like to reassure everyone that...