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Upcoming workshops and events
The eScience Institute will close at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, and will be closed all day Thursday for the Fourth of July. We will reopen on July 5. We wish you a happy Fourth!

The eScience bulletin will be on hiatus next week (July 5) but will return Friday, July 12.
Data Science for Social Good
Meet the diverse fellows, data scientists and project leads forming this year's Data Science for Social Good teams in a new post on our website. Participant specialties range from machine learning and data mining to social justice and urban planning. Bonus: discover which fellow wrote an "eighty-page encyclopedia of all things Harry Potter" at age 12!
Cryospheric ICESAT-2 Hackweek
Get one participant's perspective on the recent Cryospheric ICESAT-2 Hackweek, which was co-sponsored by the Institute, in the blog post "Lasers in space - NASA's ICESat-2 satellite counts photons from orbit" by Ph.D. student Robbie Mallett.
In the news
Research conducted by eScience researchers including senior research scientist Anthony Arendt is featured in the Pakistan Technology Times article "NASA keeps an eye over changing planet’s water cycle."

The work of Jevin West, data science fellow, and Carl Bergstrom, is featured in The Washington Post article "Misinformation is everywhere. These scientists can teach you to fight BS." and Wired's piece "Artificial Intelligence is coming for our faces."

Kate Starbird, data science fellow, is interviewed in the Raw Data podcast "Kinetic effects: Russia's misinformation campaign in 2016." Her segment starts at 5:55.

Affiliate Rory Barnes presents in a segment on King 5 News titled "Looking for life beyond Earth."  

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

LinkedIn
The Institute has a new presence on social media! Follow us on LinkedIn to stay in touch, learn about new opportunities, and to connect with other data science enthusiasts.
Biomedical engineering
Michael Beyeler, postdoctoral fellow, Ariel Rokem, senior data scientist, and others, have a new article out in Nature titled "A model of ganglion axon pathways accounts for percepts elicited by retinal implants."
iSchool
Congratulations to eScience student assistant Madeleine Stevenson on her recent graduation from the iSchool. Madeleine worked with eScience for nearly two years and was an invaluable asset. We wish her well in her next employment endeavor with Fast Enterprises!
Hackweek
Register by July 1, 2019, for HackSTIR, a five-day interactive workshop which will run in London Oct. 21 - 25, 2019. Attendees will learn data science skills and open source technologies that can be used to collect, process and analyze science, technology, and innovation datasets.
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