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Open Software

As well as open access and open data, the software and code used and created in the research process should be as open as possible to enable the research to be replicated, validated and further built upon by other researchers.

Research IT

Research IT provides a range of free training courses in open source software such as R and Python to researchers and postgraduate research students across the University.

Courses are delivered online or in-person by a team of experts to deliver a comprehensive training programme including guidance on how you can make your software as FAIR as possible:

Software Sustainability Institute

The Software Sustainability Institute, of which The University of Manchester is a collaborator, provides support and advocates for more sustainable research software.

The Institute provides a range of helpful resources with information on software project management and sustainability.