Share your favorite coding skills and tools with your friends and colleagues in friendly, no-pressure work-alongs.
Get together to work on your coding projects, help each other out and share your work.
Meet new people in your field, organization or community - and find out what we can do when we work together.
Organised by R-Ladies Addis
Innovation does not come by coincidence. Structured approaches assist in finding gaps that need and could be filled. These gaps might refer to needs and desires of people, to manufacturing processes, to new materials, to new markets, to new structures in organisations or to new products. Innovation requires to know the people (customers and suppliers), the production processes, availability and characteristics of materials, organisational structures and trends. Databases provide descriptions. - The key is, how to read databases that needs, desires and wishes from consumers, ordinary citizens, entrepreneurs, governments etc could be discovered. R Ladies Addis Ababa is convinced that R will provide the key and calls out for female researchers to apply R to innovate the future.
The main objective is to provide young researchers a floor to participate and to design their future and to mirror graduates perspectives in research, industry and the market.
The competition will take place in front of a jury composed of representatives from industry and research. The focus is on the presentation of the findings and how these findings could be applied or explored more in depth. However participants will have to submit their programming on R to the committee. Key criteria for invitation to the presentation is that the proposal will selecting based on the submitted documents. In general, the proposal for presentation will be selected based on the criteria of FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Re- usable). The Committee is following the programming steps as submitted and will test the results. Criteria is to achieve the same result as shown in the submitted documents. Based on the Committee’s evaluation the submitted proposal will be invited for presentation.
Selection of a databases suitable for exploration
The German International Cooperation (GIZ) provides for the winner of this competition with a research scholarship of 3,000 ETB in cash for 3 months.
This call will be closed on May 1, 2019 at 23:59.
Please note: Submissions arriving after this due date will not be considered in the competition.
Your submission please send to:
As subject on the e-mail please indicate: R-Ladies Addis – Competition 2019