The Software Engineering Support Centre (SESC) is an EPSRC funded project hosted by the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, with the aim of promoting software engineering in the UK research software community. SESC provides information, advice and training on practical software engineering tools and techniques through reports, tutorials, hands-on workshops and seminars.

Latest News


SESC User Survey 2015 - 08 Jul 15

We are currently running the 2015 SESC User Survey. The survey results and your feedback will contribute to developing the service in the coming...


Staffing News - 08 Jul 15

There have been a number of staffing changes at the Software Engineering Group, which runs SESC. Chris Greenough, the former group leader and PI of...


SSI Collaboration Workshop 2015 - 04 Feb 15

Register at www.software.ac.uk/cw15 for the Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop 2015 (CW15) 25-27 March 2015 in Oxford. www.software.ac.uk/cw15 focusses on software, best practice and...

Latest Articles and Reports


Slides from 7th October Workshop - 08 Oct 14

Slides from Git presentation at SoFT workshop - 02 Sep 14

Here are the slides from my presentation on using Git with CCPForge at the SoFT software engineering workshop at...


Introduction to Pylint - 13 Nov 13

Watch this short screencast to get an introduction to the python code analysis tool pylint.

As part...