URSSI Projects

Characterizing Research Software from NSF Awards

Nic Weber • September 5, 2022

This EAGER project will investigate the development and maintenance of software produced in research projects funded by the National Science Foundation. The goals of this project are: 1 To understand what factors influence software sustainability by gathering data from grant-funded research projects; 2 To describe current models of sustainability planning and suggest potential new models that could increase the likelihood of achieving long-term software sustainability; and 3 To develop new …

New School in Research Software Engineering

Kyle Niemeyer • September 7, 2022

As part of a set of connected activities under the banner of the US Research Software Sustainability Institute, this grant funds an effort by Kyle Niemeyer, Associate Professor of mechanical engineering at Oregon State University, to develop and run four, weeklong “beyond introductory” winter/summer schools for researchers who want to deepen their software engineering skills. Beyond directly training researchers in sustainable software development, Niemeyer will develop, hone, and release a …

Charting the Course: Policy and Planning for Sustainable Research Software

Eric A. Jensen • June 21, 2023

Welcome to “Charting the Course: Policy and Planning for Sustainable Research Software,” a Sloan Foundation-funded project dedicated to supporting the future of research software through evidence-informed policy work. This section will help you stay updated with our latest news, research, and community engagement activities.

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