over 2 years ago by Emma Quinn

Great Response to Inaugural DatSci Awards Prompts Application Extension

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Due to the incredible reaction to the DatSci awards nominations, the extension deadline has been extended to the 17th of July.

The DatSci Awards are a celebration of the Data Science industry, and those who contribute to the industry’s growth in Ireland. Due to the response to the initial nomination deadline of the 30th of June, the deadline has now been extended, and nominations will now be taken until the 17th of July.

Next Generation, in association with CeADAR, are excited to launch this celebration of Data Science at September’s award ceremony.

The goal of the awards is to raise awareness about the number of excellent data science initiatives taking place in Ireland, and to celebrate as many of the individuals and companies involved.

The DatSci Awards consist of 6 categories open for nomination;

Now is your final chance to vote for yourself or a fellow Data Scientist for one, or more, of our 6 awards. Below are the details of the six categories open for the 2016 awards & a link in each section that will take you directly to the relevant application form.

Student of the year

The Student of the Year award is for the most inventive use of data science to solve major problems.

 

Data Scientist of the year

Data scientists are widely regarded as the hottest job in 2016 and top Glassdoor’s ‘job score’ rankings. The winner of this category will be a unique individual who is in great demand globally across all industry sectors.

 

Company of the year – startup

The Data Science Startup of the Year award is for the Irish Startup with the most effective use of data and data science to build product(s) to address real customer problems.

 

Company of the year – Irish

This award is for the business with the most effective use of data and data science to differentiate itself, and thrive in the marketplace. Make sure to give examples of innovative use of data and data science to show how this has grown the business

 

Company of the year – Multinational

This is for companies that have shown the most effective use of data and data science to differentiate itself, and thrive in the marketplace. Do give examples of innovative use of data and data science to improve business processes and/or grow the business. The Data Science must be led or executed (or a large part of it) in Ireland.

 

Best team – Academic research

Ireland has an active and vibrant community of world leading researchers innovating with data science. The award for academic research is for the most novel breakthroughs in data science that contribute to solving major problems.

 

Apply before the final closing date of the 17th of July to make sure your company or individual is included!

If you want to know anymore or have any questions please contact the DatSci team at [email protected] .  We look forward to receiving your applications and seeing as many of you as possible at the first DatSci Awards in September.

 

To view all of our Data Science Opportunities; click here