Wellcome Trust and Epic Games Launch Big Data VR Challenge

What happens when virtual reality meets big data…? #makeithappen

This is a great opportunity peeps! Need to email them by the 31st March if interested!

THE WELLCOME TRUST AND EPIC GAMES LAUNCH: THE BIG DATA VR CHALLENGE

The Evolution of Data Visualisation – Taking Research to the Next Level

Tuesday, March 24th 2015 – For many, the collision of the video games world with the serious business of biomedical and humanities research seems like an unlikely event, but that’s exactly what the Big Data VR Challenge is designed to facilitate.

By harnessing some of the brightest minds in interactive entertainment, the Challenge is attempting to solve an ever-present problem in research – how to sift through huge data sets to find connections, trends and solutions in order to unlock hidden meanings.

The Challenge is a joint initiative from the Wellcome Trust and Epic Games, and today marks the call for submissions. At stake is a $20,000 prize for the…

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  1. Sounds interesting! Hope

    You are well. I have had a busy week. What about you? Lots of love, mor Erinma Ochu posted: “What happens when virtual reality meets big data…? #makeithappen”

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