Introduction to the Research Software Engineering Team

28 April 2022 - 14:30-15:00
Bob Turner, RSE Team, University of Sheffield

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This session, aimed at people newly joining the University of Sheffield as academics, will introduce the RSE Team. We will cover:

  • Why there is an RSE Team at the University of Sheffield:
    • External drivers including UKRI focus on open and reproducible research, and high profile research software failures.
    • Improving RSE careers.
    • Facilitating access by research projects to software engineering skills.
    • Our sustainable funding model.
  • What the RSE Team does:
    • Implementing good practice (e.g. testing, version control, documentation).
    • Software development in Python, R, Matlab, C, etc.
    • Improving software performance.
    • Packaging and managing dependencies.
  • How to access free at point of use help via Code Clinics.
  • How to engage with the RSE Community.
  • How to collaborate with the RSE Team on funded projects (e.g. by adding a percentage of an RSE to as grant application).

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For queries relating to collaborating with the RSE team on projects:

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