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Research software engineer

  1. Questions in this section
  2. Australia
  3. Canada
  4. Germany
  5. Netherlands
  6. New Zealand
  7. South Africa
  8. United Kingdom
  9. United States
  10. World

In this section we wanted to know if the participants are member or not of local organisations and if they are interested to participate to conference specific for RSE.

We also asked them to tell them which skills is important as RSE and which they and to acquire for their current role.

Questions in this section

  • Are you a member of any of the following associations of Research Software Engineers (called “Research Software Developers” in Canada)? (yes-no)
    • Australia/New Zealand: @rse_aunz
    • Belgium: be-rse.org, @rse_be
    • Germany: de-rse.org, @RSE_de
    • Netherlands: nl-rse.org, @nl_rse
    • Nordic: nordic-rse.org, @nordic_rse
    • UK: society-rse.org, @ResearchSoftEng
    • USA: us-rse.org, @us_rse
  • Would you be interested in joining such an organisation? (yes-no)
  • What would you hope to get out of such an organisation? (multiple choice)
  • Would you like to attend a conference about software development in academia? (yes-no)
  • How did you learn the skills you need to become a Research Software Engineer / Research Software Developer? (free text)
  • What three skills would you like to acquire or improve to help your work as a Research Software Engineer/ Research Software Developer? The skills can be technical and non-technical (free text)

Australia

RSE member

RSE Member for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Yes 15 50 18.18 31.82
No 15 50 81.82 -31.82

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Joining a RSE/RSD association

Joining a RSE/RSD association for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Yes 7 63.64 73.17 -9.53
No 4 36.36 26.83 9.53

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What is important for such an organisation

What is important for such an organisation for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Networking 16 50 26.26 23.74
Job opportunities 14 43.75 21.21 22.54
Research software standards and interoperability definition 13 40.62 16.16 24.46
Training 9 28.12 17.17 10.95
Research collaborations 8 25 19.19 5.81
other. What would you hope to get out of such an organisation (check all that apply)? 3 9.38 0 9.38

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Attending a national conference of RSE/RSD

Attending a national conference of RSE/RSD for Australia Count Percentage Percentage in 2018 Difference with previous year
Yes 26 92.86 74.67 18.19
No 2 7.14 25.33 -18.19

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Learning skills for RSE/RSD

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Which skills to improve

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