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Dear eScience community,
It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome the new year at the eScience Institute! 2019 is particularly special because we are turning the page on the first ten years of the Institute […]
From left: speaker Nicole Nelson; Summer Institute in Computational Social Science participants; Data Then and Now seminar; speaker Matthew Rocklin. Photos, Robin Brooks, eScience Institute
By Robin Brooks, Communications Associate
As 2018 draws to a close, we […]
We are soliciting applications for guest speakers for a new invited lecture series at the University of Washington that resides at the intersection of data science and Science and Technology Studies (STS).
We know there is […]
By Rob Fatland, UW Director of Cloud and Data Solutions
Have you ever wondered why volcanic eruptions on the ocean floor don’t boil the ocean? Me, too. Of course, the ocean ought to win being much larger […]
By Robin Brooks
Over 100 people attended the Moore/Sloan Data Science Environments (MSDSE) Annual Summit, which took place in Park City, Utah, Oct. 10 – 13. This short conference allows university faculty and staff from the UW, […]
Two research teams have received funding from the Department of Energy (DOE). Working with researchers from Iowa State, data science fellow Jim Pfaendtner (UW Chemical Engineering) and eScience Director of Research David Beck (UW Chemical Engineering) will […]
The University of Washington, along with collaborators from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Anaconda, and Element84 have just been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to […]
Dozens attended the 2018 Geohackweek, which aims to foster community building, peer learning and the exploration of new data science tools in a collaborative and welcoming learning environment. We asked participants to share their thoughts on […]
By Anthony Arendt, Geohackweek Co-Organizer
The University of Washington’s eScience Institute hosted its third annual Geohackweek September 10 – 14, 2018. A diverse mix of over 50 participants joined us from industry, academia, government and non-profit organizations […]
The National Institutes of Health have awarded the Diffusion MRI in Python (DIPY) project a three-year grant to facilitate the development of new methods for analysis of MRI data and dissemination of these methods through […]
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 […]