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Upcoming workshops and events
The Reproducibility and Open Science Working Group will meet on Tuesday, Mar. 20, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

There will be an eScience data scientists and research scientists meeting in the Studio on Wednesday, Mar. 21, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Join the West Hub Software Carpentry participants for a reception, Thursday, Mar. 22, at 4:30 p.m. in the Studio.


There are still a few spots left for faculty, industry and community members at the UW Data Science Summit, held Apr. 3 - 4; snag yours today!
Neuroscience tool
As we reported last week, a UW team consisting of senior data scientist Ariel Rokem, postdoctoral fellow Anisha Keshavan, affiliate Jason Yeatman, and others, has developed a new neuroscience tool, AFQ Browser, that helps facilitate data sharing and reproducibility. Learn more about the tool in the UW Today press release.
Analytics course
This quarter, twenty-two masters students participated in the UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance’s course “Computational Thinking for Governance Analytics”, developed by senior data science fellow Jose Manuel Magallanes.
In the news
Jeffrey Heer, senior data science fellow, is part of a team awarded a UW Population Health Initiative pilot research grant for their project "The UW MetaCenter for Global Disease preparedness: proof of concept research in Peru".

Affiliate John Tuthill and others have a new preprint out on bioRxiv titled "Neural coding of leg proprioception in Drosophila".

Ed Lazowska, founding director, is quoted in Bloomberg's piece "Glimmers of hope for women in the male-dominated tech industry".

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

Computing skills
Registration for the extremely popular Data or Software Carpentry workshops that will take place April 16 - 19 will open Tuesday, Mar. 20, at 12 p.m.
Data Science Seminar
danah boyd of Microsoft Research will offer our next Data Science Seminar on
"Vulnerabilities in a sociotechnical society" at 3:30 p.m. on Mar. 28 in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A102.
Astronomy
V. Zach Golkhou, postdoctoral fellow, has co-authored a new paper out on arXiv titled "RATIR followup of LIGO/Virgo gravitational wave events".
Neurohackademy
Apply now to attend Neurohackademy, a two-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science, held Jul. 30 - Aug. 10 on the UW Seattle campus.
Jobs
Join the eScience Institute and Freshwater Initiative teams as a research scientist/engineer 4 (job number 154142).

The Molecular Information Systems Research Laboratory is hiring a research scientist 4 (154202) through the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering.
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