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Upcoming workshops and events
Preregister now for a Seattle Women in Data Science MeetUp. On Monday, Mar. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. the Institute will host a session on A/B testing in the WRF Data Science Studio.

The Data Science Studies Working Group will not meet this month due to finals week.

Data science fellow Steve Brunton and Steve Perlmutter will present at the upcoming UW Institute for Neuroengineering seminar, Wednesday, Mar. 14, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Husky Union Building, room 337.

Save the date: the R-Ladies Seattle group will meet in the Studio on Monday, Mar. 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a session titled "Intro to Shiny and web API data"; register on MeetUp.
New tool
Data scientist Ariel Rokem, postdoctoral fellow Anisha Keshavan, affiliate Jason Yeatman and others discuss their new open source tool, AFQ-Browser in the Nature Communications article "A browser-based tool for visualization and analysis of diffusion MRI data". Rokem, Yeatmen and others also have a new preprint out on BioRxiv titled "White matter plasticity and reading instruction: Widespread anatomical changes track the learning process".
Founding Director Ed Lazowska offers insight into "How to encourage data-driven discovery" in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. This article references the multi-authored original white paper focused on creating institutional change in the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environments. Lazowska's work is also featured in Inside Philanthropy's article "All demand is local: why donors remain bullish on STEM education".
In the news
Affiliate John Tuthill and Eiman Azim have a new primer out in the journal Current Biology on proprioception, the 'sixth sense' "sensation of body position and movement".

Congratulations to Jeffrey Heer, senior data science fellow, who was promoted to full professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department.

Dr. Aaron Lee, affiliate is quoted in Science News' article "In the future, an AI may diagnose eye problems".

Mozak, developed by affiliate Zoran Popovic and others, is featured on the Paul G. Allen website's article "One year, ten innovations from UW's Paul G. Allen School that's [sic] making the world a better place".

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

Join us for our Winter Incubator final presentations in the Studio Tuesday, Mar. 14, at 2 p.m. to learn about the results of this quarter's projects. A reception will follow.
Former Data Science for Social Good fellow Alicia Shen and Ione Fine have co-authored the Newsweek article "Women in science: Talent is not gendered, so why are journals failing women?"
Educators, researchers, and community members, register now for the first UW Data Science Summit, held Apr. 3 and 4 in the Husky Union Building, for tutorials, seminars, food and fun!
Explore engaging community in the research process through public scholarship, citizen science, community-engaged research, and participatory research at the free Going Public workshop Saturday, Apr. 7.
Elaine Nsoesie, a previous Data Science for Social Good project lead, has authored the Quartz article "What can Twitter and Facebook tell us about obesity in the United States?"
Good luck on finals, everyone!
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