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Getting to know your 2021 RSE Fellows — Heather Turner

This week we’re introducing Heather Turner from the University of Warwick! Read about her background and fellowship plans here. Heather Turner – Increasing Sustainability and EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion) in the R Project I have spent my career developing code and software for researchers, primarily in the social and life sciences; first in...

2021 Trustee Elections and AGM

The third election of trustees of the Society of Research Software Engineering will be taking place this September, along with our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Nominations are open from now (Monday 2nd August) until midnight at the end of Monday 23rd August.

Newsletter – July 2021

Please pass this newsletter on to any of your colleagues who might be interested. Welcome to the July newsletter from The Society of Research Software Engineering! Our monthly newsletter announces new Society initiatives, gathers RSE news, events, blogs, papers and anything else interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like to...

Getting to know your 2021 RSE Fellows — Ed Bennett

Introducing Ed Bennett from Swansea University! Read about his background and fellowship plans here. Ed Bennett – Supporting reproducibility in STFC science Hi! I’m Ed Bennett, and unlike the authors of the other blog entries in this series, rather than EPSRC, I’ve just become the first RSE Fellow to be funded by STFC. STFC...

Getting to know your 2021 RSE Fellows — James Knight

Introducing James Knight from the University of Sussex! Read about his background and fellowship plans here. James Knight I originally trained as an electronic engineer but, after spending a large proportion of a summer internship ‘debugging’ a circuit using an oscilloscope, I quickly realised my strengths lay in a field where hand-eye-coordination was less...

Getting to know your 2021 RSE Fellows — Andrew Brown

Introducing Andrew Brown from Queen’s University Belfast! Here is a blogpost from Andrew about his fellowship plans. Bringing Research Software Engineering to Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics I got tired of feeling like an imposter in computational physics, so I switched to Research Software Engineering so I had a whole new field in which...

Newsletter – June 2021

Please pass this newsletter on to any of your colleagues who might be interested. 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...

Newsletter – May 2021

Please pass this newsletter on to any of your colleagues who might be interested. 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 and anything else interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like...

Mental Health in Research Software Engineering

Author: Dave Horsfall There is a huge stigma associated with mental health. Just 13% of employees would be comfortable talking about mental illness at work, but stress, anxiety and depression are particularly common - with one in six workers experiencing one at any one time. The fear of speaking up prevents people from asking for help,...

Newsletter – April 2021

Please pass this newsletter on to any of your colleagues who might be interested. 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 and anything else interesting and relevant together in one place. If you would like...