DIRISA
Student Datathon Challenge 2024

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ABOUT EVENT

The DIRISA student datathon is a competition that is organised by the Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa (DIRISA) to showcase how open research data can be used to come up with creative and innovative solutions to some of South Africa’s problems.

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2024 DIRISA Datathon Registration Open Now (students)

DIRISA Datathon registration is now open for all students! This is your opportunity to participate in the upcoming datathon challenge. This competition is crucial for enhancing your coding skills and gaining valuable experience in teamwork. Don't miss out on this chance to test your abilities and collaborate with others in a stimulating and competitive environment. Register now and take the first step towards a rewarding and educational experience!

2024 DIRISA Datathon Registration Open Now (mentors)

DIRISA Datathon registration is now open for all mentors who would like to assist students throughout the competition! If you have previously participated in the challenge as a student, you are encouraged to apply now as a mentor. This is a valuable opportunity to contribute to the upcoming datathon challenge, share your experience, and help guide the next generation of participants.

2024 DIRISA Roadshows Highlights

During the months of March to May, a series of roadshows were organized across institutions of higher learning in South Africa, spearheaded by key members of DIRISA, including DIRISA SDC and DIRISA DATA services. These roadshows served as vital platforms for disseminating information, sharing insights, and fostering collaboration within the data science and research community.

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