— DatSci Awards (@DatSciAwards) June 21, 2016
“Data science has become one of the most desirable fields to work in across business, research and government. Skills in data science are at a premium and there are amazing career opportunities in the area. This is an opportunity to showcase your work in the area and to be celebrated amongst the best examples of data science in Ireland.”
There are 6 categories and it is possible to enter in as many categories as you qualify for.
Linda Davis, CEO of NextGeneration and member of the judging panel explains why data science is so important.
“Access to data at our fingertips is empowering our worlds day to day, as we learn more about our behaviour and how we are likely to behave in the future. This will impact every element of our lives from medical to how we eat to how we shop. Data is carving the commercial future of our world.”
Data Science is changing our world, city planning, manufacturing, medical, pharma, business, even weather forecasting are all using awesome innovations in data insights to drive planning, progress and product development. Much of the world’s leading work is taking place in Ireland. These awards will recognise these fantastic achievements taking place in Ireland. Shortlists will be announced at the end of August with the winners announced at September’s event.
Edward McDonnell, Director of the CeADAR Centre for Big Data Analytics, and member of the judging panel explains the massive opportunity for businesses and individuals.
“Business, industry and individuals collect huge amounts of data whether its financial transactions, use of websites, health records, mobile phone records, fitness logs etc,
it’s like finding diamonds in a mine!”
Make sure to get your application in before June 30th to be considered for one of the six prizes and be part of this great showcase of the Irish Data Science community.
— DatSci Awards (@DatSciAwards) May 25, 2016