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Upcoming workshops and events
Geohackweek, a five-day hackathon where participants will learn about open source technologies used to analyze geospatial datasets, will be held on the Seattle campus Monday, Sept. 9 through Friday, Sept. 13.
Geoscience
Members of the eScience team, including Anthony Arendt, Amanda Tan, Scott Henderson, Rob Fatland, Noah Brenowitz, Ariel Rokem, and affiliate Shima Abadi organized and/or attended the Pangeo 2019 US Community Meeting. The project is designed to solve one of climate science’s most pressing challenges: accessing and utilizing the explosive growth in the size of climate datasets.
Neurohackademy
A record number of participants offered their perspectives on this year's Neurohackademy, a two-week exploration in neuroimaging and data science. "Neurohackademy was the most incredible and amazing experience I have ever had during my graduate studies!" said participant Meltem Altay. Learn more on our website.
In the news
Sean Gibbons, data science fellow, is the co-author on a paper published in Nature Biotechnology titled "Blood metabolome predicts gut microbiome α-diversity in humans." A companion piece to the paper was published in Nature Bioengineering Community titled "The reflection of gut microbiota in the bloodstream."

Mark Hallenbeck, senior data science fellow, is interviewed in the KOMO News article "Cost of commuting about to spike in Seattle."


Research from one of the 2018 Data Science for Social Good projects is referenced in the Brookings blog post "How a proposal for flexible funding can help families close the enrichment gap."

Please submit items for the weekly newsletter to Robin Brooks at rebrooks@uw.edu by noon on Thursday for inclusion in the regular Friday mailing.

Data Science for Social Good
One of our Data Science for Social Good team's research on traffic congestion pricing is highlighted in a segment of TVW’s “Washington to Washington” program (segment starts at minute 23). Project lead Mark Hallenbeck is interviewed.
UWIN
The vision perception work of WRF graduate student Ezgi Irmak Yücel is featured in the UW Institute for Neuroengineering research series on their website.
Reproducibility
Find recordings of presentations from the Writing Reproducible & Executable Scientific Papers with R & Python: A Hands-On Workshop on our YouTube playlist, and find slides from this event on our website.
Conference
Apply now to attend the Future Digileaders conference, an event held in Stockholm, Sweden, for selected early-career female researchers interested in the broad area of digitalization technology.
Job opportunity
MetroLab Network is hiring a program manager who is "interested in the future of cities"; the position is located in Washington, DC.
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