Launch Event of the new Data, Modelling and Uncertainty RPA.

Sustainable Research Building -- Room C10, Nottingham
Nov 28th 2018
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Wednesday 28th November 2018

Data, Modelling and Uncertainty RPA launch sandpit event

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.

Confirmed Challenge Leads

Morgan Alexander (Engineering) - Using shape in 3D to influence biofilm formationColin Crooks (Medicine) - Learning prognostically important morbidity patterns from complex dataTayyib Hayat (Medicine) - The Effects of Anti-Epileptic Drugs on Fetal Brain Morphology and Motor PatternsGeertje van der Heijden (Geography) -  (Not) seeing the lianas for the treesJames Goulding (NUBS/N-lab) - Predicting Vulnerability in East Africa Sara Goodacre (Life Sciences) - What makes a spider fly? Understanding the factors driving dispersal and population persistence of spiders across a patchy landscape.Andrew MacColl (Life Sciences) - The shape of adaptive radiation: constraints on the evolution of morphological diversity


11.00 - 13.00: Intro, Challenge Leads Presentations and Coffee 13:00 - 13:45: Lunch 13.45 - 15.45: Sandpit/Hackathon15:45 - 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)

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