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ReSA outputs can provide useful references to support recognition and valuing of research software as a key component of research. Recent items include

The ReSA task force on evidence for the importance of research software is collecting evidence about the importance of software in research. An analysis of these resources is available in this blog to provide information for sharing with key influencers.

The significant role that software plays in research has been identified in a range of surveys and studies that include the following:

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Software is the ubiquitous instrument of science.

Carole Goble, Professor of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK