Tag Archives: Big Data

Big Data Mini-School and Hackathon in Mauritius

big data hackathon Mauritius

DARA Big Data, in conjunction with the University of Mauritius (UOM), IAU OAD and IDIA, are organising a Big Data School and Hackathon event, from June 21-24 on campus at the UOM. The event will feature presentations from industry experts, tutorials in data science and machine learning and a sentiment analysis hackathon where participants can […]

Registration Open for Africa Women in Data Science Event #IWD2022

Africa Women in Data Science Event

The OAD and its partners are organizing the “Africa Women in Data Science” event from 8-10 March 2022, which coincides with International Women’s Day. The event is organized by DARA Big Data (Development in Africa through Radio Astronomy) supported by Newton Fund, the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, the Inter-University Institute For Data Intensive Astronomy […]

Astronomy Data Analysis Virtual Lectures

astronomy data analysis lectures

‘Astronomy from archival data’ introduced important concepts in astronomy, data analysis and methods to students through online sessions from 1 August-29 November 2020. The aim was to support students during a time of disruptions to education caused by COVID-19. Students were introduced to virtual observatory tools and programming techniques. From 927 registrations, more than 100 […]