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HIFIS News - Overview

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Folding@Home and research on SARS-CoV-2

The Helmholtz platform HIFIS, the HZDR and the Center for Advanced Systems Understanding (CASUS) support the world-wide project Folding@Home in developing an antibody based therapy to prevent a respiratory infection by the virus.

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KIT supports distributed protein computing projects

Since end of March, the Grid Computing Centre Karlsruhe and the HPC systems of KIT support the distributed computing projects Folding@Home and Rosetta@home, helping to improve the understanding of proteins, including those of SARS-CoV-2.
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Overview of HIFIS Workshops in 2020

HIFIS workshop cluster in spring and autumn 2020: Basic Software Carpentry, Introduction to GitLab and Bring Your Own Script. Specialized workshops are being planned: Catch them all by keeping an eye on our events page!
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The Software Policy Template

In a joint effort of the Task Group Research Software within the scope of the Helmholtz Open Science Office a software policy template was created.

This model policy should serve as a guideline and reusable blueprint for the creation of regulations for a sustainable use and development of research software in the individual Helmholtz centers.

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Contributing in 4 Simple Steps

Want to contribute? No time to read long tutorials? Then this contribution quickstart guide is for you.
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Welcome to HIFIS Software

We are very happy to announce the initial release of software.hifis.net: the central platform for distributing information, promoting events and offering tutorials and content concerning scientific software development within Helmholtz.
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SWC workshop at GFZ-Potsdam

In November the first HIFIS related Software Carpentry Workshop was held. How hard could it be?
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