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Upcoming workshops and events
Lunch for postdocs and graduate students will be on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at noon in the WRF Data Science Studio. Noah Brenowitz will speak.

The Neuroinformatics Working Group will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 1 to 2 p.m. in HSB G-207.

This week's Community Seminar (10/30) is cancelled. 

The Intermediate Git/GitHub Tutorial will take place in the studio on Friday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. [Registration is full for this event.]

Applications for our Winter Incubator program are due Friday, Nov. 9.

Ongoing: join us in the studio for data research assistance with one of our office hours providers, or you can also find help at the office hours hosted by the Research Computing Club.
Moore/Sloan Summit
Earlier this month, the eScience team joined participants from the Berkeley Institute for Data Science and the New York University Center for Data Science to attend the Moore/Sloan Data Science Environments Annual Summit, an event which fosters learning and research collaborations amongst attendees.
Department of Energy Funding
Director of Research David Beck (UW Chemical Engineering) is a member of two research teams that have received a combined $4 million in funding from the Department of Energy.
In the news
Spencer Wood, research scientist, has co-authored a paper in Nature Sustainability titled "Consequences of integrating livestock and wildlife in an African savanna" and a companion piece was published in News & Views: "A win–win for wildlife and ranching."

Michael Beyeler, postdoctoral fellow, Ariel Rokem, senior data scientist, and others, have co-authored a new preprint on bioRxiv titled "A model of ganglion axon pathways accounts for percepts elicited by retinal implants."

Affiliate Kate Starbird is the co-author on a new blog piece on Medium titled "A first glimpse through the data window onto the Internet Research Agency’s Twitter operations" and her work is referenced in Vox's "How the concept of 'false flags' traveled from the conspiratorial fringe to cable news."

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

Data Science Studies
Attend the inaugural 'Data Then and Now' seminar featuring Nicole C. Nelson (U. Wisconsin-Madison) speaking on “Give me a laboratory: remaking epistemic hierarchies in the era of data science,” Thursday, Nov. 1, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the studio.
Geoscience
Scott Henderson, postdoctoral fellow, has authored a blog post titled "Cloud Native geoprocessing of Earth Observation Satellite Data with Pangeo" and his collaborator Joe Hamman also has a piece titled "Pangeo applications for NASA Earth Observing Data," both on Medium.
Video
Watch a recording of recent speaker Greg Wilson (Software Carpentry) on YouTube.
Film award
Robin Brooks, communications associate, is the co-creator of Welcome to Robotica, a short film that has won an award in the 48 Hour Horror Film Project. Screen the film at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Ark Lodge Cinemas.
Student activities
Find upcoming data science opportunities in this flier put out by DubsTech, a UW student organization.
Job
UW Earthlab is currently seeking a temporary research assistant; find details on the UW HR website (job #161405.)
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