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Azure Cloud Credits Available for Research & Teaching

University of Washington Azure Cloud Computing Credits for Research & Teaching
The University of Washington eScience Institute and UW Research Computing are partnering with Microsoft Azure to offer cloud computing credits to UW researchers (faculty, postdocs, research staff) for both research and teaching projects. (Graduate and undergraduate students are also encouraged to reach out to the UW […]

October 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Call for Invited Presenters – UW Data Science Seminar

Call for Invited Presenters – UW Data Science Seminar – University of Washington Seattle 

We are inviting applications for guest presenters for the UW Data Science Seminar, an annual lecture series at the University of Washington that hosts scholars working across applied areas of data science, such as the arts, engineering, humanities and sciences along with […]

September 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

NSF-funded CloudBank Now Operational

The eScience Institute at the University of Washington; the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego; the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society at UC Berkeley; and Strategic Blue have entered production operations of the CloudBank program, which aims to simplify the use of public clouds across computer science […]

  • DSSG 2020 Participant Photos

Data Science for Social Good launches projects on polarized voting and online disinformation

By: Emily Keller

On June 15th, the University of Washington’s Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) summer program began with eight fellows working on two project teams in collaboration with data scientists from the eScience Institute and project leads from academic institutions and nonprofit organizations. Student fellows joined the program from colleges and universities around the […]

New eScience Director Andrew Connolly

We are delighted to announce that Astronomy Professor Andrew Connolly has been selected as the new Director of the eScience Institute. Andy has been involved since the early days of eScience as a member of the original Steering Committee and as a member of the Executive Committee since its inception in 2013. Andy has played […]

April 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

eScience takes on 7 projects in the 2020 Winter Incubator program

The goal of the Winter Data Science Incubator is to enable new research discoveries by bringing together data scientists and domain scientists to work on focused, intensive, collaborative projects. Our team of data scientists provide expertise in state-of-the-art technology and methods in large-scale data manipulation and analytics, cloud and cluster computing, statistics and machine learning, […]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

Participants reflect on Geohackweek 2019

October 15, 2019

The University of Washington’s eScience Institute hosted its fourth annual Geohackweek on September 9-13, 2019. A diverse mix of 45 participants joined us from industry, academia, government and non-profit organizations to advance our understanding of open source software tools for geoscientific research. The event was designed around the hackweek model which aims to […]

October 15th, 2019|Categories: News|
  • 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|
  • Data Science for Social Good fellows at work

Social Good Summer Blog, issue five

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows.
“From the classroom to the real-world: using data science to approach inequality” by Haowen Zheng, 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellow

I am a student fellow in this year’s Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) program in the […]

August 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Social Good Summer Blog, issue one

This summer series will highlight weekly blog posts from this year’s UW Data Science for Social Good Fellows. Scroll down to read posts by Kellie MacPhee and Joe Abbate.

“Being right” by Kellie MacPhee, 2018 Data Science for Social Good Fellow

In mathematics, right and wrong are clearly distinguishable.

Sure, there are questions of style and clarity which make […]

July 6th, 2018|Categories: News|