Academia's Biggest Blind Spot

Academia's Biggest Blind Spot

Modern scientific research depends on software and yet the activities of a research software engineer aren't generally recognized by the academy. In this talk I'll discuss why our inability to recognize the importance of research software is a serious threat to our long-term success and offer some potential tactics for elevating the role of software in academia.

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Arfon Smith

May 19, 2016
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