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Upcoming workshops and events
There will be an Executive Meeting on Wednesday, June 28, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

Everyone is welcome to join us for our Data Science for Social Good happy hour, Thusday, June 29, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Studio.
iSchool
Jevin West, data science fellow, and Carl Bergstrom, professor of biology, will be awarded a share of the $1 million Knight Prototype Fund for their work on developing curriculum for the Calling BS course. The winning projects were chosen for their ability to "be quickly built and to test ideas that respond to the challenges affecting the health of our news ecosystem and ultimately our democracy". The course was also featured in Salon this week.
Data studies
Brittney Fiore-Gartland, director of data science ethnography, Anissa Tanweer, graduate student, and Gina Neff, senior data science fellow, have a new open-access paper published in the journal of Big Data titled: "Critique and contribute: a practice-based framework for improving critical data studies and data science".
In the news
Bill Howe, associate director, was referenced in XinhuaNet's article "Researchers develop new tool to help advance open science" on the new Wide-Open data tracking tool.

Ariel Rokem, data scientist, and Dr. Aaron Lee, eScience affiliate, and others have published a paper in the Optical Society of America titled "Deep-learning based, automated segmentation of macular edema in optical coherence tomography"

John Vidale, senior data science fellow, was quoted in Science News' article "Shifting water weight can trigger small earthquakes in California".

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

Open Academic Search
"Advance scientific research. Promote technology. For the good of all humanity." These are the goals of the Open Academic Search website; Bill Howe, associate director, and Jevin West serve on the advisory board.
Oceanography
Sophie Clayton, postdoctoral fellow, has two new papers published: "Biogeochemical versus ecological consequences of modeled ocean physics" (Biogeosciences) and "Nutrient interleaving below the mixed layer of the Kuroshio Extension Front" (Ocean Dynamics).
Data viz
GitHub user Rougier has created a Python Visualization Landscape of senior data scientist Jake VanderPlas' keynote speech at PyCon 2017.
Clean Energy Institute
Apply now for a Data Intensive Research for Enabling Clean Technologies traineeship or a graduate fellowship position, both offered through the Clean Energy Institute.
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