Perversely, academic research penalises expert software developers for providing the tools on which the research relies. Time for a change, says Simon Hettrick of the Software Sustainability Institute.
Treeway, a Biotechnology company founded in 2012 with a mission to develop therapies to cure ALS, has announced results of its Treeway Summer Challenge 2015 - which aims to accelerate the discovery of new ALS therapies
The University of Southampton is celebrating two key achievements this week, the inaugural lecture of Professor Nick Jennings, who has been awarded a Regius Professorship in Computer Science and the first anniversary of its Web Science Institute (WSI) which is being represented with a celebratory event this week
Britain and China have formed a bioinformatics partnership to equip scientists with the computational skills to share data and analyses in metabolomics - the study of metabolites in living cells
Researchers at Berkeley Lab and Argonne National Laboratory have created a database of molecules called the electrolyte genome to speed up the process of designing new, more powerful batteries
Clouds were once the bane of astronomers but now the cloud is being used to accelerate astronomical research and data processing of the world's largest radio telescope - The Square Kilometre Array (SKA)
A consortium of European space scientists has succeeded in establishing a universal language and data hub that allows the comparison of data from numerous space missions
Today the US National Consortium for Data Science is an active and growing organisation. Stan Ahalt discusses how and why it came into being
Stefan Grimme, from the University of Bonne, has been awarded a Leibniz prize for his work in theoretical chemistry, which focuses on the development and use of theoretical models and computer programs to calculate the spatial structure of molecules
The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) ran a four-day workshop aimed at introducing early stage scientists to genotyping by sequencing (GBS)- equipping them with the skills required to effectively utilise GBS in their future research
Robert Roe explores the role of maintenance in ensuring HPC systems run at optimal performance
Robert Roe speaks with Dr Maria Girone, Chief Technology Officer at CERN openlab.
Sophia Ktori explores the use of informatics software in the first of two articles covering the use of laboratory informatics software in regulated industries
Robert Roe discusses the role of the Pistoia Alliance in creating the lab of the future with Pistoia’s Nick Lynch