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|

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|

Call for Proposals – 2022 Data Science for Social Good

“Working with the DSSG summer fellows and data scientists has transformed our software eiCompare from a basic package to a cutting edge, sophisticated software suite that can clean and process voting data, identify and detect patterns of vote dilution, map and layout districting solutions and much more. What is really exciting is that we engaged […]

March 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|