January 17, 2018 / BY Emily F. Keller

UW eScience Institute Calls for Data Science for Social Good Applications and Proposals

The University of Washington eScience Institute, in collaboration with the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, is excited to announce the fourth offering of the Data Science for Social Good summer program taking place from June 11 - August 17, 2018.

Short proposals are welcome for 10-week data-intensive research projects requiring collaboration in scalable data management, statistical analysis and machine learning, open source software development, cloud and cluster computing, and/or visualization. Accepted projects will be undertaken by a team of four interdisciplinary students, and co-led by an external Project Lead and one or more Data Scientists in the eScience Institute.

Graduate students and advanced (junior/senior) undergraduate students (including spring graduates) are invited to apply.

Fellowship applications are due February 12, 2018.

Project proposals are due February 25, 2018.