New Coding Club Starting Up in January!

We are setting up a Coding Club from January for researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham to help them meet the goal of the Software Sustainability Institute of “Better Software, Better Research” i.e. if the software is incorrect then the resulting research will be too (https://doi.org/10.1038/467775a). We aim to build a community of … Continue reading “New Coding Club Starting Up in January!”

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BEAR PGR Conference 2021 – A view from the inside by Yordanka Dimcheva (Modern Language)

The following was written by Yordanka Dimcheck, who is a PhD student from Modern Languages and was one of the people responsible for marketing. Starting my Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham in a year marked by a global pandemic and unprecedented challenges in terms of how we communicate and do social research inevitably affected … Continue reading “BEAR PGR Conference 2021 – A view from the inside by Yordanka Dimcheva (Modern Language)”

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Training review and autumn 2020 courses

In early 2020 we began discussing the modification of BEAR training to become modular. Our Software Carpentry courses consisted of 2 full days, which is a big commitment of time for all involved, and also meant that some participants were hearing the same content more than once as there was overlap with the Git and … Continue reading “Training review and autumn 2020 courses”

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