Software is the backbone

For about 10 years the Software Sustainability Institute in the UK has been the backbone of research software engineering. But how did their work fare during the coronavirus pandemic? And how will research software engineering change in future?

Posted by @pweschmidt · 1 min read

25 June 2020

In today’s episode Peter meets Neil Chue Hong and Simon Hettrick. Neil and Simon are the director/deputy director of the Software Sustainability Institute. For nearly 10 years the institute has been the “backbone” for research software engineering and the RSE movement. It helped build the RSE movement and network, not only in the UK but in other countries. Neil and Simon discuss what changes the coronavirus pandemic brought to research software engineering as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of us. And did you know the institute has a blog with cooking recipes?

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RSE Phenotype

Neil Chue Hong and Simon Hettrick created an RSE Phenotype, a simple plot to show the dimensions that help to define their work, and the communities they are defined for using the RSE Phenotype Generator