September 13, 2016

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CSDE Seminar

Save the Date: Welcome Reception on October 7, 2016, from 12:30-1:30 PM!

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CSDE Workshops

Introduction to Graphics in R

When:  Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM PST)
Where:  University of Washington, Savery 121

CSDE is offering a two hour introduction to doing graphics in the statistical programming language R.  It assume prior experience using R (minimally the CSDE Introduction to R workshop). Come out and sharpen your statistical skills with Cori Mar! (read more)

External Events

BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science

When:  Friday, Sep 16, 2016 (9:00-10:00 AM PST)

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program is pleased to announce the BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science, a series of online lectures given by experts from across the country covering a range of diverse topics in data science. This course is an introductory overview that assumes no prior knowledge or understanding of... (read more)

Urban Environmental Justice in a Time of Climate Change

This fall, in partnership with the Climate Impacts Group, Urban@UW will host a symposium to launch a university-wide engagement with the complex issues of environmental and climate justice in the context of urbanization and city growth and decline. The event will use the symposium to engage in discussions on how communities are drawing on environmental... (read more)

UW Master of Public Health Program in Health Services

When:  Fall Quarter, 2017

The University of Washington’s Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Science (MS) programs in Health Services are actively recruiting students for admission for the fall of 2017. The MPH program in Health Services consistently ranks among the best in the nation. The goal of our program is to prepare leaders to improve health... (read more)

Free Mapping Online for the US and China

This webinar will introduce “Free Mapping Online”, a new online map service distributed by the University of Michigan’s Spatial Data Center and the China Data Center as a promotion for the spatial study of the US and China. This web-based spatial system offers tens of thousands of free live maps with data from US and... (read more)


Daniel Eisenberg Earns Royalty Research Fund

Dan Eisenberg, CSDE Affiliate and assistant professor of Anthropology at UW, was recently awarded a grant from the Royalty Research Fund. Eisenberg’s research examines how potential connections between physiology and diet in macaque monkeys could lead to a genetic makeup better suited to fighting disease. (read more)


Jennifer Stuber on Disarming Suicide

While mass shootings nab the most media coverage, nearly 2/3 of all gun deaths are suicides. That’s an alarming figure, and it’s one that many have committed to lowering. Jennifer Stuber, CSDE Affiliate and UW Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, is one working toward that goal. Her research and advocacy helped Washington... (read more)


NPR & Daniel Promislow on Dog Size and Lifespan

Daniel Promislow, CSDE Affiliate and Professor at the UW departments of Pathology and Biology, recently met with broadcasting powerhouse NPR to discuss his Dog Aging Project. The exclusive interview highlights one of the project’s central goals: figuring out why, contrary to the trends observed in most mammals, small dogs tend to live longer than large... (read more)


Emilio Zagheni Earns Trailblazer Award at European Population Conference

At the recent European Population Conference, Emilio Zagheni, CSDE Director of Training and UW Assistant Professor of Sociology, received the 2016 Trailblazer Award for Demographic Analysis. The prestigious award was given in recognition for his work in the context of innovative data science approaches for demography and his use of formal demographic methods. Congratulations from... (read more)





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