Launch Event of the new Data, Modelling and Uncertainty RPA

Date: Wednesday 28th November 2018, 11.00-16.00
Location: Sustainable Research Building C10 and Teaching and Learning Building D02, University Park

The leads of the new Data, Modelling and Uncertainty RPA would like to invite you to participate in its launch sandpit/hackthon event, intended as a catalyst for kicking off exciting new projects and collaborations.

“Challenge leads” from across the University’s faculties will give short presentations describing open research challenges, following which there will be a 2-hour sandpit/hackathon session for participants to get hands on with the problems and the data. There is £34k funding available for to support development of projects that emerge from the sandpit. A schedule of the day is given below.

Confirmed Challenge Leads

Morgan Alexander (Engineering)
Colin Crooks (Medicine)
Tayyib Hayat (Medicine)
Geertje van der Heijden (Geography)
James Goulding (NUBS/N-lab)
Sara Goodacre (Life Sciences)
Andrew MacColl (Life Sciences)


11.00 – 13.00: Intro, Challenge Leads Presentations and Coffee
13:00 – 13:45: Lunch (Teaching and Learning, Room D.02)
13.45 – 15.45: Sandpit/Hackathon
15:45 – 16:00: Summary and Next Steps


11:00 – 13:00 Sustainable Research Building (Room C10)
13:00 – 16:00 Teaching and Learning (Room D.02)

Want to use modelling and data analysis to help crack these open challenges? Then sign up to join us for this event here.

This event is free to attend and open to everyone.

If you have any questions please contact the RPA leads at theodore.kypraios@nottingham and/or

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