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The eScience Institute hosted its inaugural Oceanhackweek Aug. 20 – 24. As the first of its kind, we were excited to discover how the participants felt about the event, and offered to publish their reflections. […]
By Valentina Staneva, Oceanhackweek co-organizer
The recent publication of a Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article describing hackweeks as a model for data science education and collaboration was very timely: it came out just […]
NeuroHackademy, an event which brought together dozens of neuroscientists over a two-week period to solve problems, learn new data science techniques, and network, concluded earlier this month. Organized by Ariel Rokem, senior data scientist, and […]
By Ariel Rokem, eScience senior data scientist
More than 60 neuroscientists flocked to Seattle and the UW campus during the last week of July and the first week of August to participate in a two-week conference/summer […]
The 2018 UW Data Science Career Fair will be held on Monday, October 22 from noon to 6 p.m. in the HUB Ballroom, 2nd floor.
Multiple UW departments and programs are working together to create this […]
By Anya Chaliotis, machine learning developer, Expeditors
Navigating higher education can be head spinning, especially in the senior year as graduation approaches.
I’d like to share my story of going back to school for a Master […]
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 […]
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The eScience Institute empowers researchers and students in all fields to answer fundamental questions through the use of large, complex, and noisy data. As the hub […]
In partnership with the West Big Data Innovation Hub, the eScience Institute hosted a hands-on Data Carpentry Instructor Training Mar. 22 – 23 in the WRF Data Science Studio. Participant teams hailed from across the western […]
By Robin Brooks
Over 200 students, faculty, staff, and community members attended the first annual UW Data Science Summit, a two-day conference hosted by the eScience Institute. The cross-disciplinary event, which was held on the Seattle […]
Nineteen project leads, eScience data scientists, and researchers participated in this year’s Winter Incubator program, which focused on projects in hydrology, political science, astronomy, atmospheric science and neuroscience. The five teams met over the course […]
Twenty-two students participated in the UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance’s course “Computational Thinking for Governance Analytics” held in the winter quarter. The course was created and taught by professor Jose Manuel Magallanes, an […]
By Julia Hart for Freshwater
On Sept. 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm. With sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, just two miles per hour shy of […]
By Emily Keller
The University of Washington (UW) eScience Institute has received a five-year, $754,601 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance data analytics at organizations serving the homeless in the Puget Sound region, […]
By Robin Brooks
It was a productive, full and fantastic year here at the eScience Institute. Students, faculty, staff, researchers and community members participated in dozens of events, workshops, seminars, poster sessions, working groups, networking opportunities, […]