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Upcoming workshops and events
You're invited! Join us for a Data Science for Social Good happy hour this Thursday, Aug. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the WRF Data Science Studio.

The Data Science for Social Good final project presentations will be held in the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium, room A102, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17. A reception will follow in the WRF Data Science Studio.
Leadership changes
The eScience Institute is pleased to announce recent changes in leadership and institutional structure. Ed Lazowska, founding director of the Institute, is stepping down from his directorial role at the Institute, as is Bill Howe, former associate director. Magdalena Balazinska has been named the new acting director, and David Beck and Jake VanderPlas have been named director of research and director of open science, respectively.
The archaeological research of Ben Marwick, data science fellow, and his team was featured in The New York Times' article "Humans first arrived in Australia 65,000 years ago, study suggests", as well as in ABC News (Australia) and Silicon Republic.
In the news
This year's Data Science for Social Good fellows recently attended the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative Summit 2017. Get the details in this article published by the University of British Columbia.

Find the slides from data scientist Ariel Rokem's keynote speech "The data science revolution in biomedical image processing" for the PNW Prostate Cancer SPORE Meeting on GitHub.

The work of David Baker, eScience affiliate, was featured in Ars Technica's article "Level up: how video games evolved to solve significant scientific problems".

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NASA HMA Project
Learn about how climate change is impacting water resources for over one billion people in our NASA High Mountain Asia Project article.
Carole Lee, eScience affiliate, was the lead author in an article published in Science, titled "Promote scientific integrity via journal peer review data". More at UW Today.
Hackweek win
Three 2017 Data Science for Social Good fellows and a UW electrical engineering PhD student competed in and won the ‘Best use of HERE Technologies’ challenge in Seattle’s AngelHack competition.
Read up on one of our Data Science for Social Good projects, done in collaboration with Vital Signs, on impacts of commercialization on nutrition and food security.
Job opportunities
Apply for a job with the cutting-edge company Humanalysts.
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