Organizations Relevant to RSEs


These organizations can help to improve your knowledge about software engineering, and research practices.

  • Better Scientific Software (BSSw): A central hub for the community to address challenges in software productivity, quality, and sustainability
  • Ask Cyberinfrastructure: A community forum for Q&A about software, infrastructure, and related topics
  • IDEAS Productivity: Interoperable Design of Extreme-scale Application Software, including guides and webinars
  • Software Engineering for Science
  • Software Engineering Body of Knowledge
  • Software Sustainability Institute (SSI): The (UK) SSI cultivates better, more sustainable, research software to enable world-class research; it helps people build better software, and it works with researchers, developers, funders and infrastructure providers to identify key issues and best practice in scientific software
  • US Research Software Sustainability Institute (URSSI): a planning activity to build a US institute for software expertise as well as a social infrastructure that promotes an inclusive and diverse community of research software engineers, maintainers, contributors, and users, with the mission of improving the recognition, development, and use of software for a more sustainable research enterprise, through collaboratively developing education, outreach, and software services that emphasize open, transparent reproducible, and cooperative practices
  • Research Software Alliance (ReSA) - A community of both individuals and communities working to bring research software communities together to collaborate on the advancement of research software