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Scholarly Communication

 

The talks by Neil Chue-Hong and Stephen Eglen are available to watch on our YouTube channel:

 

Neil Chue-Hong: Is my research right? Surviving in a post-expert world

Stephen Eglen: Towards standard practice for managing and sharing code

 

Jisc, in collaboration with SSI, University of Cambridge, University of Sheffield, University of Bath, University of Leicester, University of Birmingham, the British Library and STFC are inviting all researchers interested and passionate about developing or using research software to join a workshop on this subject.

 

We aim to:

  • Bring a range of experts who can answer and guide you with your most critical issues
  • Provide you with a list of available resources on the subject and tailored to the problems that you are encountering when managing research code
  • Listen and collate the most common problems that you are having in this area

An initial list of resources that may be of interest is available on the research data network siteAt the workshop, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Share your experience and best practice around managing and sharing software for research
  • Discuss and explain the blockers and issues you are having with the current best practice and why it is not working in your research group
  • Work with others on developing new solutions for problems that might not have been tackled yet in this area

 

Programme

Time
Title

10:30
Coffee, registration

11:00
Welcome remarks: Rosie Higman

11:10

Keynote speaker: Neil Chue-Hong, Software Sustainability Institute

Is my research right? Surviving in a post-expert world

11:50

Stephen Eglen, University of Cambridge

Towards standard practice for managing and sharing  code

12:30
 

Activity over lunch:
Identifying main problems with research software over lunch break
What's my main problem with research software? - voting for top problems

13:30

Group work:  What’s the solution to my problem? Technical problems
 

Facilitators: Laurent Gatto, Stephen Eglen, Kirstie Whitaker

14:10

Reports from group work

14:25
 

Coffee break
 

14:50

Group work:  What’s the solution to my problem? Cultural change

Facilitators: Laurent Gatto, Stephen Eglen, Kirstie Whitaker

15:30

Reports from group work

15:45

Closing remarks and next steps: Neil Chue-Hong

16:00

Wine reception
 

Event date: 
Monday, 16 January, 2017 (All day)
Event location: 
Glass Room, Betty and Gordon Moore Library
Event time: 
10:30 - 17:00
Audience: 
41

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