An annual global data science challenge for university students and young professionals, using data and artificial intelligence to find tangible solutions to real-world problems, and help build a better world.
- In collaboration with Microsoft and NASA, the challenge provides students free access to Azure, Microsoft’s cutting-edge technology stack, as well as free Microsoft IT certifications.
- Access to curated learning to build skills in Python, Machine Learning, Image Processing, SQL and Deep Learning.
- Participants chose from three levels of difficulty that range from beginner to advanced levels of technology knowledge and experience.
- Winners will be announced at a global virtual awards ceremony in July.
- The IP will be made freely available for non-commercial purposes to relevant bodies — ecologists, policymakers, non-governmental organizations, etc.
Biodiversity is essential for sustainable development, and it is under threat. The 2021 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Risk Report highlights that biodiversity loss poses an existential threat to humanity.
There is an urgent need to make informed decisions in order protect the areas and species that most need our help.
Participants will develop species distribution models to both locate and predict the richness of biodiversity around the globe.
Date: Tuesday, 1 March 2022 – Friday, 3 June 2022
Industry: Consulting & Research
Faculties: College of Design and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Law, School of Computing, NUS Business School
Target Audience: All students