Data Science Hackathon and Competition Day

We are hosting a Data Science Hackathon event from 9:30-16:30 in the Polly Vacher building.  There will be a team event to analyse a data set, an extreme programming competition, workshop sessions for beginners, and a poster and demo session in the afternoon.

Morning Session, 9:30-13:00:

Track 1:  Data Science Hackathon. (You will choose a dataset and form a team to develop any creative software applications based on this dataset. Can form small groups, 3-4 person for one group.)

Track 2: Extreme Programming competition.

Track 3: Tutorial workshop for beginners.

Free lunch 13:00-14:00

Afternoon Session 14:00-15:45:

Track 1: Data Science Hackathon (continued)

Track 4: Poster, system and video demo Session. You can submit the poster and system demo of your Final Year Project, masters or PhD project. You can also submit your video demo from group work in the HCI module.

Prize time 16:15-16:30

Plenty of prizes. A judging panel with academic staff and industry guests will decide the winners of Track 1, 2, and 4. Every track participant will get a small prize.  You have the chance to win £100 or cool stuff with equivalent value for each track (except Track 3).

You can participate or attend one or more tracks. To sign up to attend the event, please fill out the form at: