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Upcoming workshops and events 
Join us for our Fall Welcome Event, Monday, Oct. 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio. All are welcome to attend, and we'll have food and celebratory libations! #lightningtalks 

Lunch for the postdocs and grad students will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Studio.

The Python in Geosciences Group will also meet on Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Studio. Andrew Bennett of UW Civil and Environmental Engineering will discuss "MetSim, a meteorological simulator and forcing disaggregator for hydrologic modeling and climate applications".

This week's Community Seminar will feature data scientist Ariel Rokem, who will offer an overview of reproducibility in PAA A110 on Tuesday from 4:20 to 5:20 p.m.
Career fair
The 2017 UW Data Science Career Fair will be held on Monday, Oct. 23, from 12 to 5 p.m. in the HUB Ballroom. Register now to network with representatives from dozens of companies.
Poster award
Ariel Rokem, Michael Beyeler, postdoctoral fellow, Geoffrey Boynton and Ione Fine (former Winter Incubator collaborators) and other co-authors have won The Eye and The Chip Best Poster Award. Beyeler was also honored to be a plenary speaker at this conference focused on retinal prosthetics.
In the news
Watch Jake VanderPlas, director of open software, in action in the YouTube video "Reproducible Data Analysis in Jupyter, Part 8.5/10: Finding and Fixing a scikit-learn Bug".

Ben Marwick, data science fellow, is the co-author of an "important article" published in the SAA Archaeological Record titled "Open science in archaeology".

The work of Victoria Meadows, affiliate, is referenced in Motherboard's article "How to expand the search for aliens beyond Earth-like worlds".

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

Fall office hours
Get help with your challenges in data-intensive science - including cloud computing - during our office hours. Find a list of providers and their expertise on our website.
New working group
The UWIN/eScience Institute Working Group in Neuroinformatics will focus on neuroinformatics methods and their role in understanding the brain. Meetings will take place in Kincaid 356 every other Thursday at 3 p.m., starting Oct. 5.
Networking
The eScience Institute and the Clean Energy Institute are co-sponsoring a networking event Oct. 19 with Diversity in Clean Energy, a student-led group focused on diversity and equal opportunity in clean tech. Details here.
Metrolab Network
New from MetroLab Network: four principles for ethically applying predictive analytics within human services.
Panel
Women in Chemical Engineering presents the Second Annual Fall Industry Panel Nov. 9, featuring industry leaders sharing their experiences.
Tweet
Over two hundred people have liked, retweeted and commented on this post on writing a "beautiful thesis" by Ben Marwick.
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