Research software management, sharing and sustainability workshop

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Jisc, in collaboration with The University of Sheffield, have organised a free workshop for researchers who are interested in developing or using research data software.

We are wanting to collate common problems and share experiences around managing and sharing software, as well as developing new solutions.

There will be experts on hand to answer any questions and inform participants of available resources.


25 January 2017 10.30am - 4.30pm

Bartolome House

Modern research critically depends on software.

Unfortunately most of it is untested, slow, broken, incorrect and invisible.

What are we going to do about this?

Dr Mike Croucher

Draft Agenda:

10:30 Coffee, registration

11:00 Welcome from hosts and scope of workshop

11:10 Introduction: Is your research software correct? - Dr Mike Croucher (EPSRC Research Software Engineering Fellow in the Department of Computer Science)

11:45 Group work: What's my main problem with research software?

12:10 Keynote: Prof Eleni Vasilaki (Computational Neuroscience & Neural Engineering in the Department of Computer Science)

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Group work: Blockers and barriers to software sustainability

15:20 Group work 2: Your ideas for encouraging good practice

16:00 Closing remarks, and next steps