Workshop proceedings

The workshop proceedings have been published on figshare:

Chue Hong, Neil; Druskat, Stephan; Haines, Robert; Jay, Caroline; Katz, Daniel S.; Sufi, Shoaib (2017): Proceedings of the Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE5.1). figshare. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.c.3869782. Available:

Accepted submissions

Track 1: “The state of the art in sustainable research software”

  • Carina Haupt and Tobias Schlauch.
    Track 1 Paper: The Software Engineering Community at DLR – How we got where we are.
  • Udit Nangia and Daniel S. Katz.
    Track 1 Paper: Surveying the U.S. National Postdoctoral Association Regarding Software Use and Training in Research.
  • Francisco Queiroz, Raniere Silva, Jonah Miller, Sandor Brockhauser and Hans Fangohr.
    Track 1 Paper: Good Usability Practices in Scientific Software Development.
  • Sarah Alhozaimy, Robert Haines and Caroline Jay.
    Track 1 Lightning Talk: Forking as a Tool for Software Sustainability—An Empirical Study.
  • Robin Dasler.
    Track 1 Lightning Talk: CERN Analysis Preservation – Contextualising analyses through data and software preservation.
  • Raniere Silva.
    Track 1 Lightning Talk: Research Software in Brazil.
  • Alexander Struck.
    Track 1 Lightning Talk: How red tape and other obstacles are holding us back.
  • Andrew Washbrook.
    Track 1 Lightning Talk: Continuous software quality analysis for the ATLAS experiment at CERN.

Track 2: “Towards a sustainable future for research software”

  • Douglas Mulholland, Paulo Alencar and Don Cowan.
    Track 2 Paper: The Future of Metadata‐Oriented Testing of Research Software: Automated Generation of Test Regimes and Other Benefits.
  • Stephan Druskat.
    Track 2 Lightning Talk: Should CITATION files be standardized?
  • Jason Maassen, Niels Drost, Willem Robert van Hage and Rob van Nieuwpoort.
    Track 2 Lightning Talk: Software Development Best Practices at the Netherlands eScience Center.