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Development Engineering talk
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Joshua Blumenstock will give the Development Engineering seminar at UC Berkeley on April 3

Pacific Development Conference
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Dr. Blumenstock, Michael Callen, and Tarek Ghani will be presenting "Violence and Precautionary Savings: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Afghanistan" at the Pacific Development Conference

$200k grant awarded
Friday, February 28, 2014

Dr. Blumenstock has received a $200,000 Innovate Award from the Development Impact Lab

Spiro published in Information, Communication & Society
Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Dr. Spiro and coauthors' new article "Warning Tweets: Serial Transmission of Warning Message During a Disaster Event.", which will be published in the new issue of Information, Communication & Society, is now available online

ICTD and ACM-DEV conference
Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Dr. Blumenstock presented new results on technology and economic development at ACM-DEV and at ICTD in Cape Town, Germany

Major data science grant awarded to UW
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

UW receives part of $37.8 million grant to support interdisciplinary, data-intensive research.

DataLab is Hiring!
Monday, October 21, 2013

We are currently hiring a full- or part-time data scientist / software engineer  [apply here!]

DataLab awarded Google Research Award
Friday, September 06, 2013

DataLab PI Joshua Blumenstock awarded Google Research Award for research on networks in Afghanistan

Joshua Blumenstock receives Intel Early Career Faculty Award
Friday, August 16, 2013

DataLab faculty member Joshua Blumenstock was one of nine faculty members selected by Intel to receive an Early Career Faculty Award.  The award recognizes exceptional potential in junior faculty members, and includes a $40,000 gift to support ongoing and future research.  Full press release here.

New iSchool faculty Jevin West and Emma Spiro join DataLab
Monday, July 29, 2013

In Autumn 2013, the DataLab will add two new core faculty members, Emma Spiro and Jevin West.  Emma will help lead the Social Behavior initiative, and Jevin will help make Network Analysis an area of focus.

Innovations for Poverty Action funds DataLab research
Thursday, July 25, 2013

We would like to express our gratitude to Innovations for Poverty Action for supporting our work in Afghanistan

Research presentation
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Emma Spiro will talk about social media and social theory at the Microsoft Faculty Summit in Seattle.

Research Presentation
Monday, July 15, 2013

Jevin West will talk about Innovation in Science at the Microsoft Faculty Summit in Seattle.

Research presentation

Joshua Blumenstock will talk about segregation in Estonia at the Microsoft Faculty Summit in Seattle.

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