West Big Data Innovation Hub


Data for Good Conference 2022

Learning and Doing Data for Good
A conference for academics & their partners

Join us September 9th through 11th, 2022
The eScience Institute and the West Big Data Innovation Hub are hosting the “Learning and Doing Data for Good: A conference for academics and their partners,” which will be a forum for current students and alumni of university-based data […]

June 24th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Partnerships for impact: NSF awards an additional $4M to the West Big Data Innovation Hub co-led by the UW eScience Institute

June 19, 2019

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is awarding a second round of funding for the Regional Big Data Innovation Hubs – organizations launched in 2015 to build and strengthen data science partnerships across industry, academia, nonprofits, and government to address scientific and societal challenges.

Each of the hubs will receive $4 million over four […]

June 19th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |
  • Participants in the West Big Data Hub Data Carpentry workshop. Photo, Robin Brooks, eScience Institute

Extending data science training across the West

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 region representing universities, government, and community organizations in Alaska, Montana, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and California.

All have now been certified to […]

April 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |
  • Christine Gregoire, former governor of Washington state, speaks at the National Transportation Data Challenge Launch Event

eScience Institute co-hosts Transportation Data Challenge Launch Event

By Robin Brooks
The eScience Institute and the West Big Data Innovation Hub co-hosted the National Transportation Data Challenge Launch Event, held May 2 – 3, 2017. The event drew dozens of participants in-person at the WRF Data Science Studio and the Husky Union Building Lyceum, and more via online streaming, to learn about the rising […]