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Upcoming workshops and events
There will be a West Hub Data Science Workshop happening in the WRF Data Science Studio Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 16 and 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Computer Science and Engineering
Affiliate Tim Althoff and CSE professor James Fogarty will be teaching the new course CSE 599H: Big and Small Data in Health. The course is "an experiment that will explore research related to health and wellness through commonalities and contrasts in 'big data' and data science perspectives relative to 'small data' and human-centered perspectives. Apply today for consideration to attend; this will most likely be a one-time course offering that you don't want to miss.
Industry Affiliates Program
Thanks to those who joined us for our Google half-day networking event, which was hosted as part of our Industry Affiliates Program! This program supports the mutual needs of industry and academia in data science, development, and education; it was a pleasure to collaborate and get to know one another.
In the news
Ka Yee Yeung, an affiliate faculty, and colleagues Ling-Hong Hung and Wes Lloyd at UW Tacoma, published a paper in Cell Systems titled "Building containerized workflows using the BioDepot-workflow-builder". Explore the research on Github.

V. Zach Golkhou, postdoctoral fellow, is the co-author of a new paper published in the Journal of Physics titled "Introducing the Zwicky Transient Facility and the Be star variability program: a progress report at the National Central University."

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Software Carpentry
The Software Carpentry workshop focuses on software tools to make researchers more effective, allowing them to automate research tasks, automatically track their research over time, and use programming in Python to accelerate their research, and make it more reproducible; register for our next session, happening half-days Oct. 1 - 4.
What happened at our recent Oceanhackweek event? Get some perspectives on this collaborative oceanography-focused hackathon in a new participant reflections piece on our website. You can also find a collection of recorded talks from this event on a playlist on our YouTube channel.
College of the Environment
The social media work of Spencer Wood, research scientist, is featured in the Vancouver Sun's article "B.C.’s most popular parks … according to Instagram."
Job opportunity
The Center for Conservation Biology in the Biology Department is seeking a research consultant who is a highly qualified data analyst, who will analyze genetic and related data to address complex forensic and research problems; apply online on the UW Jobs website, requisition number 171691.  
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