eScience Hackweeks

Tutorials + Peer-to-peer learning + Project team-based work

What is a hackweek?

A hackweek is a participant-driven workshop that blends data science education, community building, and project work over a short period of time (one to two weeks). The events are highly immersive and allow participants to work directly with data science professionals to co-shape projects and educational outcomes. Hackweeks often help individuals and teams engage more effectively in open and reproducible science.

Current Hackweeks

Check out our current hackweek programs below to explore tutorial and project themes, and to learn more about participating in an upcoming event.

GeoSMART Hackweek is a hybrid event (online and in person on the University of Washington campus) October 23 – 27, 2023. Applications are open until September 15!

Hackweek Organizer Training

The eScience Institute offers training to hackweek organizers to meet the specific needs of your organization. By “training the trainers,” we strive to improve the quality of each event, and to empower people to continue offering similar events for their communities.

eScience Support for Hackweeks

Interested in starting a new hackweek for your community? We are here to help! Our team provides support for hackweek event planning, technology infrastructure, curriculum development, and community building. Click on the link below to learn more about our services, and how to submit an application.

Past Hackweeks & Outcomes

The eScience Institute has been partnering with community affiliates to offer various hackweeks since 2014.

The hackweek was an excellent experience for me! I met a lot of people who were supportive and helpful, and gained hands-on experience beneficial to my research. I would attend again and encourage everybody to apply!

Mahboubeh Boueshagh, 2022 SnowEx Hackweek Participant

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