Join us for an upcoming happy hour with the Data Science for Social Good (DSSG) fellows, Thursday, Aug. 2 and Thursday, Aug. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.
The DIRAC Institute is hosting a seminar by David van Dyk (Imperial College London) on "Quantifying discovery in astro/particle physics: frequentist and Bayesian perspective", Friday, Aug. 3, at 3 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.
The eScience Bulletin will be on hiatus next Friday, Aug. 3, and will return on Aug. 10.
The eScience Institute and the Polar Science Center at the UW's Applied Physics Laboratory are planning to host a Cryospheric Science Hackweek in June of 2019. This five-day event will provide hands-on training in software for accessing and processing data from NASA's ICESat-2 satellite for cryospheric studies. Please fill out this Google survey to help them design the week.
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Data Science for Social Good
Save the date: the DSSG final project presentations will be held Thursday, Aug. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A102. A reception will follow in the WRF Data Science Studio.
The fourth installment of the Social Good Summer Blog features fellows Tessa Schneider, Amandalynne Paullada and Woosub Shin contemplating using machine learning to improve disaster response, addressing transportation gaps, and decision-making in data science.