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Upcoming workshops and events
Holiday hours: the eScience Institute will be closed Thursday, Dec. 21 through Tuesday, Dec. 26, reopening on Dec. 27. We will also be closed Monday, Jan. 1.

The final lunch of the quarter for the postdocs and graduate students will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at noon in the WRF Data Science Studio. Wesley Beckner
will speak on "Genetic algorithms for identifying novel solvents".

The Reproducibility and Open Science Working Group will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Studio.
Clockwise, from top left: a presenter at the Collaborative Jupyter Notebooks from SageMath and Google event, Chris Fonnesbeck and C. Titus Brown present Data Science Seminars, and data scientist Rob Fatland and Aaron Bucher (Amazon Web Services) present at the Cloud Intro Course.
Holiday party
Thanks to all who joined us for this year's holiday party, which was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy conversation, great food and some novel (science-based!) liquid nitrogen ice cream!

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

The ‘Creating institutional change in data science’ paper referenced last week has been published on our website; learn more about our Data Science Environments work to promote data science in academia.
Find slides from the recent presentation on "Collaborative calculation in the cloud" as a Google document here.
Job opportunity
Apply to join the eScience Institute team as a Research Scientist 4. Find details here, or search for requisition number 151066 on the UW jobs page.
Health data
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation has a new interactive data visualization tool that allows you to analyze health levels and trends.
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