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Monthly Tech Talk Webinar - May 2019 (1pm Perth time)

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The topic of the May Tech Talk will be

Software as a critical research output:

The importance of software as a fundamental foundation to leading-edge research is being recognised internationally. Software is seen as a key part of facilitating trusted, reproducible research outputs and open science, and as a first class research outputs. A software focus is appearing alongside research data management approaches in a growing numbers of initiatives nationally, and internationally. For example, software initiatives include Force11 software citation implementation Working Group, Sustainable Research Software Institutes in US and UK, and Research Software Engineers Associations in several countries including Australia.


Register at Eventbrite to attend the Webinar at your desktop
Time: Friday, 3 May 2019 from 1pm- 3pm Perth time (3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AEDT)


  • Dr Karthik Ram (Berkeley Institute for Data Science, rOpenSci, URSSI)
    Title: to follow
    Karthik Ram is a senior research data scientist at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science at the University of California, Berkeley, research faculty at the Berkeley Initiative for Global Change Biology, co-founder and director of rOpenSci, and the lead of the US Research Software Institute conceptualisation.

  • Dr Ian Thomas, Research Software Developer, RMIT University
    Title: to follow
    Ian Thomas is a research software developer, Research Capability RMIT. He has worked in data curation for output of high-performance computing systems, microscopy data for materials, and screen media objects (film and television). His current work is in graph-based data analytics, containerised research workflows and in cloud-based platforms in support of eResearch applications.

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