[@OKFNau] HealthHack Melbourne
danielax at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 04:02:34 UTC 2013
Fascinating! I'd be interested in participating but am based in Canberra - is there any form of travel sponsorship/support available for poor students such as myself?
On 30/09/2013, at 10:13 AM, Fiona Tweedie <fiona.c.tweedie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello lovely Melbourne friends!
> We've got an exciting event coming up at the end of October, a weekend long hackathon bringing together medical researchers and people with clever techy skills to tackle some real problems in health research.
> Example problems include:
> - I use multiple online data sets but I don't have a good way of knowing when I have looked at all the available information. I'd like an intuitive search panel that allows me to select exactly what I need, and report back all the relevant results
> - I generate vast quantities of data; I would like a visualisation panel that lets me quickly and easily compare multiple data sets against each other
> - I regularly search for information about disease occurrence; I'd like a tool that reports on aspects of previous research, e.g. statistical significance, number of patients, number
> Or you might just do an exploration of an interesting dataset without a fixed goal. So if you are great at data visualisation, data management or analytics (or have other great skills like data journalism and can coax the story out of a dataset) we'd love to see you there!
> You can find some more details here: http://au.okfn.org/2013/09/21/healthhack/, and register here: http://healthhackmelb.eventbrite.com.
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