Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Mayor Murray Signs Historic Open Data Executive Order

On February 26th, Mayor Ed Murray signed an Executive Order instituting a new open data policy for all City of Seattle departments.

Bill Howe, Associate Director of the eScience Institute, noted, “The City’s leadership in instituting this transformative new policy — one that balances the need for open data with the critical sensitivities around privacy, security, […]

March 4th, 2016|Categories: News|
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A New Innovation Model for the 21st Century

eScience Institute Founding Director Ed Lazowska, Senior Data Science Fellow Tom Daniel, and other UW leaders recently wrote an article describing how the “University of Washington…can serve as a model for research institutions across the country”.

They highlight four UW campus institutes that, with support from the Washington Research Foundation, are pursuing cutting-edge research in breakthrough […]

March 4th, 2016|Categories: News|
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Call for Proposals – 2017 Data Science for Social Good

Program Overview – The UW eScience Institute is excited to announce the third offering of the Data Science for Social Good summer program.

We invite short proposals for 10-week data-intensive research projects requiring collaboration in scalable data management, statistical analysis and machine learning, open source software development, cloud and cluster computing, and/or visualization.  Accepted projects will […]

March 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|