2018 Big Data Day Winners

2018 Big Data Day Winners

Congratulations to all participants and the winners of STEM Fellowship’s 2018 National Big Data Challenge!

Winners of the Digital Science Award: University of Toronto Schools

Winners of the Arnold Chan Student Innovation Award, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada: Tanenbaum CHAT

This year’s competition had the theme of ‘Sustainability: Think Global and Act Local with Big Data’. High school students across Canada tacked sustainable development problems, including those outlined in the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals, by designing environmentally sound solutions using programming and data science.

We would like to thank the Canadian Commission for UNESCO for their patronage, Mark Morreale, SAS academic program lead, Dr. Guido Vettoretti, Senior Research Associate of the University of Toronto, Angèle Cyr, Senior Advisor of Public Affairs at CCUNESCO, and Emma Rogers, Manager within the Corporate Affairs team of the Royal Bank of Canada for judging the competition. We would also like to thank RBC, Digital Science, Altmetric and Overleaf for sponsoring this year’s Challenge.


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