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During April and May 2022, NeSI and Genomics Aotearoa are co-hosting a range of hands-on skill-building events for Aotearoa New Zealand's bioinformatics and genomics communities.Follow the links below for more information or to register.Introduction to Bash scripting and job scheduler (Slurm) for High Performance ComputingOnline12 April 20229:30 am – 4:30 pm

Do you want to be part of a national team of bright, motivated people who support researchers in making a difference to the quality of life and economic well-being of New Zealand? NeSI and Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research are looking for a Researcher Support Specialist, someone who is passionate about applying their expertise in science computing to make a significant contribution to the New Zealand research landscape.

We are now accepting applications for our next round of Carpentries Instructor Training, happening online from 23-24 March 2022.This is a wonderful learning opportunity for people wanting to develop their abilities to teach researchers foundational digital skills. Attendees will leave this workshop empowered to create great learning environments and run effective training events.

We are seeking a Senior HPC Cloud Platform DevOps Engineer to join our passionate team on a full-time, permanent basis. As a Senior HPC Cloud Platform DevOps Engineer, you will provide technical expertise and services to support the build and operations of the New Zealand eScience Infrastructure’s platforms nationally. Applications must be submitted online by Sunday 13 March 2022 to be considered.

The Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) has extended its submission deadline Te Ara Paerangi Future Pathways, a programme consulting on a range of issues facing the research, science and innovation (RSI) system. Submissions has been extended by 2 weeks and will now close on 16 March 2022.

Between February and April 2022, NeSI and Genomics Aotearoa are co-hosting a range of immersive skill-building events for Aotearoa New Zealand's bioinformatics and genomics communities.Follow the links below for more information or to register.Introduction to R (for Genomics) – Online23 February 202210:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please join us in welcoming the newest member to the NeSI team! Matt Pestle, DevOps and Integration Programmer

The 2021 Research Software Engineer (RSE) international survey has ~11 responses from the community in New Zealand so far and 599 responses globally.

Next week, as part of eResearch NZ 2022, the research sector will be gathering online to discuss and explore successful research community collaborations, data goverance best practice, infrastructure innovations, skill capabilities, and other key drivers behind the science and innovation ecosystem.

Are you interested in digital skills training for researchers? If yes, you may be interested in learning about The Carpentries, a community-centric organisation committed to teaching foundational coding, and data science skills to researchers worldwide. In New Zealand, The Carpentries community is growing as more institutions and universities run Software Carpentry, Data Carpentry, and Library Carpentry workshops and have staff attend instructor training.