Join this year's Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) fellows, project leads and data scientists for a presentation of their project results Thursday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A102. A reception will follow, and all are welcome to attend.
Our upcoming Oceanhackweek, held Aug. 20 - 24 on the Seattle campus, is featured in IT Connect's piece "Hacking the ocean's mysteries". This brand new hack event "aims to close the gap between the massive amounts of data being continuously streamed to shore and the ability of oceanographers to analyze that data".
Tony Hey, senior data science fellow, was made an Honorary a Doctor of Science at the University of Southampton (US) graduation ceremonies in Electronics and Computer Science; learn more about him and the ceremony on the US website.
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Data Science for Social Good
Student fellows Haowen Zheng and Sreekanth Krishnaiah, both members of the DSSG Access to Out-of-School Opportunities and Student Outcomes team, offer their perspectives in this week's blog post.
Big data course
Research scientist Bryna Hazelton and physicist Miguel Morales will be co-teaching the course Modern Analysis Techniques for Large Data Sets (PHYS 576 B) this fall; register now or email email@example.com with questions.
The eScience Institute has a job opening for a Grants Manager (Program Operations Specialist, requisition number 158898), full-time, reporting to Co-Executive Directors Micaela Parker and Sarah Stone.
Microsoft Research India is creating a program to work with academia, government and entrepreneurs to help incubate technologies for positive societal impact, with emphasis on cloud and AI platforms; submit a proposal by Sept. 15.