Monthly Archives: April 2019

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  • From left, photos of Zhen Han, Zahra Sharifnezhadazizi, and Katya Cherukumilli

Participants reflect on first Waterhackweek

April 30, 2019

The eScience Institute and the UW Freshwater Initiative co-hosted the first Waterhackweek, a five-day collaborative event for freshwater-related data science Mar. 25 – 29, 2019. We asked participants to give us their insight on the event, and three of them responded. Here are their thoughts.

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Zahra Sharifnezhadazizi, PhD candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental […]

April 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |
  • Photos of Lauren Kuntz and Stuart Ian Graham

Reflections on the 2019 Winter Incubator program

April 24, 2019

With the results of our 2019 Winter Incubator program in, we offered participants the opportunity to weigh in on their experiences in this data science- intensive 10-week program. Two of them responded; here are their thoughts.

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Stuart Ian Graham, UW Biology Department

I had the invaluable experience of working with Dr. Ariel Rokem in the […]

April 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |
  • Participants in the 2019 Waterhackweek pose in front of Portage Bay. Photo, Robin Brooks, eScience Institute

eScience Institute, Freshwater Initiative host first Waterhackweek

April 22, 2019

The first Waterhackweek, a five-day collaborative event for freshwater-related data science, was held at the University of Washington (UW) in partnership with the eScience Institute and the UW Freshwater Initiative Mar. 25 – 29, 2019. The event received funding from the National Science Foundation CyberTraining Program. Participants hailed from the UW and other […]

April 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |
  • Attendees of the 2018 MSDSE Annual Summit pose for a group shot. Photo, Robin Brooks, eScience Institute

Reflections on five years of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments

April 10, 2019

The Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments (MSDSE) program, established jointly by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, was launched in 2014 to foster and enhance data-intensive discovery at academic institutions.  The program initially funded three data science environments for five years (recently extended for an additional two years): […]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: News|