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Upcoming workshops and events
The eScience Executive Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 7, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

Join Kivan Polimis, 2017 Data Science for Social Good project coordinator, for his dissertation on "Understanding health inequalities with computational social science" at 11 a.m. on June 9 in Savery Hall.


Save the date: The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation will be hosting their 10th Anniversary Open House June 14 at 5:30 p.m. RSVP now to reserve your spot!
Earth and Space Sciences
John Vidale, senior data science fellow and director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, was quoted in multiple news sources this week on a possible end to the earthquake early warning system, including The Los Angeles Times, Q13 Fox NewsKPCC's AirTalk, GeekWireMicKIRO 7 News and The Yakima Herald.
In the news
Bill Howe, associate director, was quoted in USA Today in their article "Here's what you need to land America's best jobs"

Jevin West, data science fellow, was quoted by Science in the article "Female authors get fewer citations in astronomy".
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Get the scoop on eScience summer activities, events and more by following us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube!

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

Calling BS
Jevin West, data science fellow, and Carl Bergstrom's course Calling Bullshit was featured in Daily Kos, and an extensive list of lectures is available on YouTube.
Machine learning
Participate in Video Analytics Towards Vision Zero's new transportation initiative to use crowdsourcing to analyze video and teach computers recognition skills. Find more info on KIRO 7 News and GeekWire.
Mozilla
The Institute hosted the Seattle session of Mozilla's Global Sprint 2017 this week, a two-day event designed to foster collaboration and improve Internet functions.
iSchool
Former Data Science for Social Good Fellow Kara Woo won the iSchool's Capstone Research Award this week. Learn about her DSSG project here.
Fellowship opportunities
The Washington Research Foundation is currently accepting applications for 10 postdoctoral fellowships; UW is an eligible institution.
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