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Upcoming workshops and events
The WRF Data Science Studio will close at 4 p.m. today, and will be closed all day on Monday, Nov. 12, in honor of Veterans Day. Many thanks to all those who have served in our military.

Lunch for the postdocs and graduate students will be on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at noon in the Studio. "Exciting, secret discussions" will be had.

The UWIN/eScience Working Group in Neuroinformatics will meet from 1 to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Health Sciences Building (HSB), room G-207.

This week's Community Seminar will feature Tim Thomas speaking on "Demographic estimation and spatial dynamics of evicted households" on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 4:30 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A118.
Research Feature
The work of eScience team members Rob FatlandAmanda TanDon SetiawanAnthony ArendtAaron Marburg, and Rachael Murray, is featured in the UW IT article "Internet of the ocean: Scientists unravel the ocean’s mysteries with cloud computing, data science skills and a sea of data."
Leadership
Please offer a warm welcome to senior data science fellows Maryam Fazel (left, electrical engineering) and Ben Marwick (anthropology) who have accepted our invitation to join the executive committee.
In the news
Kate Starbird, data science fellow, is interviewed in the KIRO 7 News piece "Social network used by suspected shooter in Pittsburgh forced offline" and KUOW's piece "Why conspiracy theories spread so fast online after tragedies." Her work is also featured in the commentary piece "Remember life before social media? Maybe it's time for a reminder" on WBUR.

Emily Fox, data science fellow, is quoted in The New York Times article "Colleges grapple with teaching the technology and ethics of A.I."

Affiliate Victoria Meadows is quoted in National Geographic's article "Famed planet-hunting spacecraft is dead. Now what?"

Affiliate Rory Barnes is quoted in Astrobiology Magazine's piece "How life could help atmospheric tides slow a planet's rotation."

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

Winter Incubator
Due today (11/9)! Get your applications in for our 2019 Winter Incubator program, and take your research to the next level.
Data Science Seminar
Reza Hosseini Ghomi (DigiPsych Lab and NeuroLex Laboratories) will provide our next Data Science Seminar on "Digital biomarkers: Do they hold promise for better neuropsychiatric disease detection?" Join us Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. in HSB K-069.
Hackweeks
Find a "cookbook" of directions on how to put together a hackweek by Anthony Arendt on GitHub.
Urban@UW
Read up on our continuing partnership with Urban@UW in their Fall 2018 Annual Letter.
Office hours
"Drop in" for help with your research questions during our weekly office hours. (Incidentally, the studio is getting its windows washed this week!)
Science Slam
Attend the free Seattle Science Slam, which features three engaging presentations by scientists on fundamentals of their own research projects, and vote for a winner, Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 8 to 9 p.m. at Optimism Brewing Company.
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