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Upcoming workshops and events
The Software Carpentry Workshop Series will be held Oct. 10 - 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

Sasha Aravkin will speak on 'Robust Formulations for Learning Problems' at the Community Seminar, Oct. 11, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

The UW Institute for Neuroengineering presents: Short talks by data science fellow Bing Brunton and David Gire, Oct. 12 at 3:30 p.m., in the Health Sciences Building, room K-069

The Data Science Studies Group will meet on Oct. 13 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. We will explore the dynamics of data-intensive, cross-sector collaborations and feature a guest panel of individuals from all four sectors with experience collaborating on data-intensive efforts to improve urban mobility and transportation. Details here.


The Software Working Group will meet at 3 p.m., Oct. 13, in the WRF Data Science Studio.
In the news
Learn how Bill Howe and Ed Lazowska, both of the eScience Institute, and Continuum College collaborated to make a new data science master’s program a reality.

CSE gets a major boost with a $10 million donation from Amazon. Also covered in The Seattle Times

Aaron Lee, eScience affiliate, was recently published in the American Academy of Ophthalmology Journal.
New staff
Amanda Tan joins us as the new Cloud Maven from UW IT Research Computing. Her responsibilities include developing reproducible solutions and addressing common challenges researchers face in building out their research computing environments on the public cloud.

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

Office hours
This quarters' office hours have been posted; brainstorm about your research with a data scientist 
Proposals
The winter Data Science for Social Good Incubator Program is currently accepting proposals - submit now
Biostatistics
Bradley Efron will present 'Confidence Densities, Uninformative Priors, and the Bootstrap' Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m., in HST T-639. Abstract here.  
Conference
Rob Fatland will chair the 'Big Data, Visualization and Modeling' session of the Oceanology Conference in February, 2017. Enquire here
Multi-campus app
Discover close-to-you campus food, workspaces and tech equipment loans on Scout
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