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UK Research Software Survey 2014

Hettrick, Simon; Antonioletti, Mario; Carr, Les; Chue Hong, Neil; Crouch, Stephen; De Roure, David; Emsley, Iain; Goble, Carole; Hay, Alexander; Inupakutika, Devasena; Jackson, Mike; Nenadic, Aleksandra; Parkinson, Tim; Parsons, Mark I; Pawlik, Aleksandra; Peru, Giacomo; Proeme, Arno; Robinson, John; Sufi, Shoaib


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  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.14809", 
  "author": [
    {
      "given": "Simon", 
      "family": "Hettrick"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Mario", 
      "family": "Antonioletti"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Les", 
      "family": "Carr"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Neil", 
      "family": "Chue Hong"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Stephen", 
      "family": "Crouch"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "David", 
      "family": "De Roure"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Iain", 
      "family": "Emsley"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Carole", 
      "family": "Goble"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Alexander", 
      "family": "Hay"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Devasena", 
      "family": "Inupakutika"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Mike", 
      "family": "Jackson"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Aleksandra", 
      "family": "Nenadic"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Tim", 
      "family": "Parkinson"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Mark I", 
      "family": "Parsons"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Aleksandra", 
      "family": "Pawlik"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Giacomo", 
      "family": "Peru"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Arno", 
      "family": "Proeme"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "John", 
      "family": "Robinson"
    }, 
    {
      "given": "Shoaib", 
      "family": "Sufi"
    }
  ], 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2014, 
        12, 
        4
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>This spreadsheet contains the anonymised data collected as part of a survey of UK researchers in their use of research software.</p>\n\n<p>We asked people specifically about &ldquo;research software&rdquo; which we defined as:</p>\n\n<blockquote>\n<p>&ldquo;Software that is used to generate, process or analyse results that you intend to appear in a publication (either in a journal, conference paper, monograph, book or thesis).&nbsp;Research software can be anything from a few lines of code written by yourself, to a professionally developed software package.&nbsp;Software that does not generate, process or analyse results - such as word processing software, or the use of a web search - does not count as &lsquo;research software&rsquo; for the purposes of this survey.&rdquo;</p>\n</blockquote>\n\n<p>We contacted 1,000 randomly selected researchers at each of 15 Russell Group universities. From the 15,000 invitations to complete the survey, we received 417 responses &ndash; a rate of 3% which is fairly normal for a blind survey.&nbsp;We used Google Forms to collect responses.</p>\n\n<p>The responses have good&nbsp;representation from across the disciplines, seniorities and genders. This is a statistically significant number of responses that can be used to represent&nbsp;the views of people in research-intensive universities in the UK.</p>\n\n<p>An overview of the data is available on the worksheet &quot;Summary data&quot;. Responses to questions are&nbsp;ordered by unique respondent ID. Please read the &quot;README&quot; worksheet for additional information about the collection and processing of this data.</p>\n\n<p>This survey&nbsp;data is licensed under a Creative Commons by Attribution licence. Copyright resides with The University of Edinburgh on behalf of the Software Sustainability Institute.</p>\n\n<p>Please cite as:</p>\n\n<p><strong>APA</strong></p>\n\n<p>Hettrick.&nbsp;S. J., et al. (2014).&nbsp;UK Research Software Survey 2014 [Data set].&nbsp;doi:10.5281/zenodo.14809</p>\n\n<p><strong>Chicago</strong></p>\n\n<p>S.J. Hettrick et al, UK Research Software Survey 2014 (accessed December 4, 2014),&nbsp;10.5281/zenodo.14809.</p>\n\n<p><strong>MLA</strong></p>\n\n<p>Hettrick S.J., et al. &ldquo;UK Research Software Survey 2014&rdquo; ZENODO, 2014. Web. 4&nbsp;December 2014.&nbsp;.</p>", 
  "title": "UK Research Software Survey 2014", 
  "type": "dataset", 
  "id": "14809"
}
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