Monthly Archives: September 2016

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  • Students and data scientists observe a lecture

eScience Institute hosts welcome event

Over three dozen students, researchers, faculty and staff attended this year’s Fall Welcome Event, held September 27th in the WRF Data Science Studio. Ed Lazowska, founding director of the institute, delivered an overview of the services the organization provides, while data scientists provided insight into the special skills and expertise they can offer during their […]

September 29th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |
  • Neurohackweek participants work on their laptops

eScience Institute hosts Neurohackweek

More than 40 neuroscientists gathered at the University of Washington eScience Institute for the first-ever Neurohackweek, held Sept. 5 – 9. Inspired by AstroHackWeek and previous brainhack.org events, the week was part conference, part summer school (including tutorials on cloud computing with Amazon Web Services, image processing with open source tools, modeling and statistics, and […]

September 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
  • A photo of Emilio Zagheni

eScience Institute fellow Zagheni wins award

eScience Institute fellow Emilio Zagheni, assistant professor of sociology, was awarded the 2016 “Trailblazer Award for Demographic Analysis” at the recent European Association for Population Studies conference. The award is conferred every two years for “outstanding achievements by an individual scholar in the development and application of the methods of demographic analysis.”

The committee members lauded […]

September 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |