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Upcoming workshops and events
Our next Data Science Seminar will feature danah boyd, principal researcher at Microsoft Research. danah will speak on "Vulnerabilities in a sociotechnical society", Wednesday, Mar. 28, from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A102.

Lunch for the postdocs and graduate students will be on Thursday, Mar. 29, at noon in the WRF Data Science Studio. Peter Krafft will speak on "Using sample-splitting in adaptive data collection for better statistics".


The next Community Seminar will be in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A110, on Thursday, Mar. 29, from 4:30 to 5:20 p.m. Reza Ghomi will talk about using machine and deep learning applications to voice data for Parkinson's disease.
Winter Incubator
Our ten-week 2018 Winter Incubator program recently concluded; learn about this season's data science-focused astronomy, political science, hydrology, atmospheric science and neuroscience projects on our website
Workshop
There's still space available in our upcoming Data Carpentry workshop, happening half-days Apr. 16 - 19 in the Studio.
In the news
Jevin West, data science fellow, was interviewed for King 5 News' piece "What UW data expert wants to ask Facebook executives" and he was quoted in The Wall Street Journal article "Fine-tune your B.S. detector: you’ll need it".

Affiliate Kyle Crowder and Maria Krysan's book “Cycle of Segregation” is featured in a press release on UW Today.

Former Data Science for Social Good fellow Alicia Shen has co-authored a piece for The Conversation titled "Perish not publish? New study quantifies the lack of female authors in scientific journals" which was picked up by Mashable.

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

Conference
Register now to attend the Women in Data Science Conference, featuring all female presenters. All genders welcome; use code WIDSSEATTLE2018 for a 30% discount on tickets.
Reproducibility
This week AFQ Browser, a new neuroscience tool created by senior data scientist Ariel Rokem, postdoctoral fellow Anisha Keshavan, affiliate Jason Yeatman, and others, is featured in ALS News Today and Technology Networks
Conference
Senior data science fellow Adrienne Fairhall is an organizer of the Organization of Computational Neurosciences's CNS Conference, July 13 - 19; register here.
Forum
RSVP to join the Data Science Innovation Summit, a free half-day event held Apr. 24 in downtown Seattle.
Fellowships
Mozilla has opened applications for its 2018 - 2019 fellowships; technologists, activists, and policy experts building a more ​humane​ ​digital​ ​world are invited to apply.
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