Upcoming activities


This is a rough plan of our activities in Fall 2021, to be updated for Spring 2022 in December. Please let us know if you can suggest things to add here. The best way to do this is by creating an issue at https://github.com/nordic-rse/NordicRSE-organization/issues. Pull request to https://github.com/nordic-rse/nordic-rse.github.io are also welcome.


  • International RSE survey starts.
    • Nordic RSE will advertise and increase participation in the Nordics.
  • Add this timeline on the Nordic-RSE website.
  • Proposal to change the Finnish ranking of the Journal of Open Source Software from JUFO ranking 0 to 1.


  • The first event in the Nordic RSE seminar series.
  • Add some useful links to the website, including:
    • Hands-on Scientific Computing.
    • The Aalto RSE career structure.
    • List of journals publishing open source software.


  • Create a how-to page for starting an RSE group.

  • Start surveying and contacting RSE-like groups in Nordic Universities.

  • 2.9 at 14:00 - 16:00 CEST, 15:00 - 17:00 EEST: First Nordic RSE annual meeting (public calendar, public iCal feed)

    • Approve statutes
    • Select board
    • Authorize the board to register the association
  • First board meeting

    • submit registration form for the association


  • Start collecting data on RSE activities to
    • make a business case to ask for funding.
    • help in forming RSE groups.
    • understand the importance of RSE activities.


  • Conference or online meetup