Research IT

Manchester Research Software Community - Inaugural Meeting

Bringing members of the research community for the inaugural meeting of the Manchester Research Software Community.

Nov. 21, 2023 11:00 — 13:00

G107, Alan Turing Building

The first meeting of the community is open to anyone involved in, or interested in, the creation of software for research.

The meeting will provide attendees the opportunity to learn more about this new peer-support community and it's plans for the future, learn about "Software Reuse, Release and Licensing", as well as the opportunity to network with other community members from across the University. We encourage everyone involved with or interested in research software to participate and to share their ideas on what they would like to see the community doing in the future.

11am – 11.15am - Welcome to the Manchester Research Software Community

Aman Goel, Research Software Engineer; & Gillian Sinclair, Research IT Relationship Manager, Research IT

  • Introduction to the group; community aims and goals.

11.15am – 11.45am – Presentation: “Preparing Software for Reuse and Release”

Douglas Lowe, Research Software Engineer, Research IT

11.45am – 12pm – Discussion

  • Future group activities and next meeting

12pm – 1pm – Lunch and networking

To learn more about the community and its plans, have a look at the blog post from the summer which introduced the community.

Registration will close at 4pm, 15th November.

Prior to the meeting attendees are encouraged to join the dedicated Teams community space - Computation and Data in Research (CaDiR).