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Upcoming workshops and events
The second of three Postdoc Career Development Lunches will happen on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. Preregistration was required. Tom Daniel and Bernease Herman will be hosting the lunch.

Save the date: the Institute turns 10 this year! 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.
Our partners at the Algorithmic Foundations of Data Science Institute have been selected by the National Science Foundation to receive TRIPODS+X grants for three projects, one of which will support an initiative to "incorporate training on core methods in statistics and optimization in order to promote a deeper understanding of methodologies" at neuroscience and geoscience hackweeks. Learn more in the UW News press release.
The Institute hosted the first-ever Oceanhackweek in August; senior data scientist Valentina Staneva offers insight into this unique research opportunity in a new piece on our website.
In the news
Senior data science fellow Tom Daniel is interviewed in KOMO News feature "UW Life Science Complex opens."

Ben Marwick, data science fellow, is conducting a series of short workshops on open science in the social sciences at research institutions across East and Southeast Asia. They're funded by the University of California, Berkeley Initiative for Transparency Catalyst Program. Marwick is also quoted in the NatureIndex article "Open framework tackles backwards science."

Ed Lazowska, founding director, is quoted in GeekWire's "The multibillion-dollar question: What in the world (or universe) will Jeff Bezos do with his riches?"

Mark Hallenbeck, senior data science fellow, is quoted in The Seattle Times' piece "I-405 nightmares: Can they be fixed with $3 billion in toll lanes, interchanges, bus rapid transit?"

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Data Carpentry
There are limited seats available in our upcoming Data Carpentry workshop happening half days Monday, Oct. 1 through Thursday, Oct. 4. Enroll now to learn fundamental data skills needed to conduct research.
Data science fellow Daniela Huppenkothen is quoted in an article in Earth and Space Science News titled "Hack weeks gaining ground in the Earth and space sciences."
Dr. Nicholas Reder has been awarded a Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award, based in part on his light-sheet microscopy work in the 2017 Winter Incubator program.
Women in science
Cecilia Aragon, senior data science fellow, is interviewed in KUOW's story "'Why are you working so hard in math? You should be getting a boyfriend.'"
The ninth annual Northwest Climate Conference will take place in Boise, ID, Oct. 9 - 11; register now to discuss scientific results, challenges, and solutions related to the impacts of climate on people, natural resources, and infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest.
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