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Upcoming workshops and events
The last of three Postdoc Career Development Lunches will be on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. Tom Daniel and Bernease Herman will host the event; preregistration was required.

The eScience Office Hours program will resume on the first day of classes, Wednesday, Sept. 26. Check the calendar and list of providers to find research assistance.

Save the date: Join us for a 10th Anniversary Celebration, and welcome to the fall quarter, on Friday, Oct. 5, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Studio.
West Data Hub
Several members of the eScience team have been attending the West Big Data Innovation Hub All-Hands Meeting this week, including Co-Executive Director Sarah Stone, Founding Director Ed Lazowska (both left) and UW Director of Cloud and Data Solutions Rob Fatland (far right). The meeting addressed topics on data storytelling, public policy, ethics, privacy and more. Photo, Senior Data Science Fellow Bill Howe on Twitter.
Farewell and thanks
Randy LeVeque, senior data science fellow and member of the executive committee (left), recently retired from his professorship in applied mathematics. Jake VanderPlas, director of open software (right), will be transitioning to Google at the end of the month. We want to thank Randy and Jake for their incredible contributions over the years to the eScience Institute, and wish them the best in their future endeavors.
In the news
The work of affiliate Kate Starbird is referenced in Slate's article "We're teaching history wrong."

The work of affiliate Rory Barnes is featured in GeekWire's piece "Fascinating! Astronomers spot super-Earth orbiting Mr. Spock’s fictional home star."

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Three participants including a returning student, an Alaskan researcher, and a UW alum, offer their perspectives on our first Oceanhackweek, held last month on the Seattle campus.
Data Carpentry
Enroll now in our upcoming Data Carpentry workshop to learn fundamental data skills needed to conduct research.The course runs half-days Monday, Oct. 1 through Thursday, Oct. 4.
Find a playlist of Geohackweek videos on our YouTube channel.
Please welcome Nicoleta Cristea to the eScience team! Nicoleta will be working as a research scientist with the Freshwater Initiative.
Career development
Register now to attend the Careers in Data Science: Virtual Series, hosted by Insight Data Science. Offerings include: "Interactive workshop: data science in the wild" and "Alumni panel: ask a data science professional."
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