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Reproducible research is impossible without software (so why don't we reward it?)

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 09:00

Kirstie's talk at the Software Citation Workshop hosted by the British Library, Software Sustainability Institute and Alan Turing Institute on 13 May 2019.

Metadata driven data management and computation with DDI-Lifecycle

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 09:00

CLOSER Discovery uses DDI-Lifecycle ( to provide persistent identifiers at the variable level enabling the provenance of data. Contextual metadata about the way in which the data was collected can also be used in assessing and documenting the decisions software makes about data processing and for its use in computation and analysis.

Put a pin in it - Software and specimen citation in the natural sciences

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 13:35

This presentation gives an overview of some of the Natural History Museum's (NHM) current software citation practices as well as an introduction to the many challenges currently being tackled in trying to identify and then provide citations for evolving species and specimens within the NHM's collections.

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom: Software citation as incentive mechanism design

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 13:32

Academia is a reputation economy: careers succeed or fail based on a shared perception of the scale of contributions. The Alan Turing Institute is a research institute with a mission both to contribute to scholarship, and to deliver real-world economic and social impact, much of which is realised in software.