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The University of Manchester

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The Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE5.1) - #wssspe - takes place in Manchester in the UK on the 6th of September 2017 (it immediately precedes and is colocated with the 2nd Conference of Research Software Engineers (RSE Conference)).

Please visit the WSSSPE5.1 homepage for more details and the Call for Papers.

WSSSPE is an international community-driven organization that promotes sustainable research software by addressing challenges related to the full lifecycle of research software through shared learning and community action. WSSSPE5.1 is the seventh workshop convened since 2015 in an international series that provides opportunities for the community to come together to share experiences and advance practices.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Community

  • Developing best practices for developing sustainable software
  • Refactoring/improving legacy scientific software
  • Metrics for the success of scientific software
  • Adaptation of mainstream software practices for scientific software
  • Building regional WSSSPE communities

Professionalisation

  • Career paths
  • Incentives in publishing, funding and promotion for better software

Training

  • Training for developing sustainable software
  • Curriculum for software sustainability

Credit

  • Making the existing credit and citation ecosystem work better for software
  • Future credit and citation ecosystem
  • Software contributions as a part of application processes
  • Case studies of receiving credit for software contributions

Software publishing

  • Journals and alternative venues for publishing software
  • Review processes for published software
  • Software discoverability/reuse

Software reproducibility

  • Requirements in conferences and journals
  • Best practices

Proposals and case studies

Progress reports

  • Reports from research software sustainability projects (including WSSSPE Working Groups)

Visit the WSSSPE5.1 homepage for more information about the event.

Image of Kilburn Building courtesy of Toby Howard.

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