Data Science Student of the Year
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Entries for student of the year would preferably be self-nominated; however supervisors may nominate their students.
Entries should provide detail on a data science research project conducted by the student that showcase why they should be student of the year.
Research projects should have been conducted by the nominee in the prior 12 – 18 months.
Award Category Sponsor
WINNER FOR DATA SCIENCE STUDENT OF THE YEAR
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We are proud to present our Judging Panel. We have assembled some of the finest intellects in the community who will judge and score all entries to select this year’s deserving winners.
Head of Analytics | SSE Airtricity
CEO at Wripl.com | Research Fellow at ADAPT Centre
Chief Science Officer | RecommenderX DAC
Senior Data Professional | Microsoft
Nominees will be scored on a number of different criteria, receiving a score out of 100:
Describe the research project, demonstrating your understanding of the research problem and the work you performed to gain that understanding. [30 Points]
Describe the solution that you created for the research problem, showcasing the data science tools, techniques and skills that you applied for quantitative analysis and any machine learning tools, techniques, and skills that you applied to create models or deliver predictions and/or recommendations. [35 Points]
Visualization & Story-telling
Demonstrate how you used visualization and story-telling to communicate complex data sets in a visual and accessible way and/or to reveal hidden insights. [35 Points]
Note: Nominees may provide up to 2 examples of their visualizations to demonstrate this skill.