The dawn of data stars hackathon 2023

27 – 28 September 2023 Rhodes High School will be concluding its five-week Python training with a Python Hackathon, centered around emotion classification. Over the past weeks, students have been introduced to various aspects of Python, thanks to our collaboration with SoloLearn and CodeX. The upcoming hackathon serves as a practical application where students will focus on the task of … Read More

BRICs Astronomy Working Group Hackathon 2023

18 – 19 October 2023 We are excited to announce a 2-day Data Science Hackathon that will take place after two days of BAWG conference science meetings. This hackathon will provide participants with the opportunity to apply machine learning techniques to solve a data-intensive challenge in the field of astronomy. To support their work, we will utilise the advanced South … Read More

BITDN Regional Hackathon 2022

The BRICS Intelligent Telescope and Data Network (BITDN), which is a partnership between the Inter-University Institute for Data Intensive Astronomy (IDIA) and the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) under the BRICS Astronomy programme, hosted its very first regional Hackathon event, which took place at the SAAO on 11-13 October 2022. This event is under the umbrella projects of Hack4dev, which is a partnership that extends to several other … Read More