Challenges

Join us for the 2014 Hack Day Challenges.

Throughout the whole Summit there will be many talks and workshops to inspire and inform you, but the Saturday Hack Day is our chance to collaborate together on a wide range of fantastic Challenges. Don’t hesitate, dive in!

  • The Gather Challenge

    Build a Mobile Citizen Science App using Gather. The challenge is to create an app which is fun and “sticky” inspiring some crowd of enthusiasts to use it whenever the opportunity arises. Th...

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  • Pulse Sensor Textile Challenge

    Help us build an application for measuring responses to tactile experiences. Emotion Mapping and Textiles is a project to measure the impact of textiles on our emotions. Our hypothesis is that tactile ...

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  • Lightyear Foundation Solar Panel App Challenge

    Help us create an app for sharing information about electricity generated by solar panels.As part of our education outreach programme, the Lightyear Foundation has been helping schools in Ghana build so...

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  • Citizen Science Big Data Challenge

    Analysing Citizen Science, Social Media and Environmental Volunteering information: what can we learn? Help us brainstorm new ideas about how we can combine citizen science data with social media, geogra...

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  • Flusurvey Challenge

    Help us improve FlusurveyThe Flusurvey is an online flu surveillance system, in which anyone in the UK can take part. Participants are asked to report if they have any symptoms or if they are healthy ea...

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  • Remix it with RedWire

    Be the first to try a radically new online game platform, RedWire, and have a lot of fun in the process! It’s all about remixing existing games to do new things. Game programming is so fragile that mos...

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  • Open Philology Challenge

    The Open Philology Project plans to revolutionize the availability and teaching of historical languages, including Greek and Latin. We want to allow students to contribute directly to philological res...

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  • CitizenGrid Challenge

    CitizenGrid is a platform for hosting cyberscience applications created by scientists and making them available to the general public. It’s being developed by the London e-Science Centre at Imperi...

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  • Dark Skies ISS image challenge

    More than 100,000 pictures are lost in the ISS archive—help us to classify them.At the Loss of the Night Network and the Light pollution group of Universidad Complutense de Madrid, we want to do scien...

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  • NeoCodex Open Law Challenge

    Help us make the law truly public. NeoCodex is building a database of law and legal documents that will be free and open to contributions and usage by practitioners and laymen alike. We need your help i...

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  • SciStarter Dashboard Challenge

    Help us design a dashboard for Citizen Science. The diverse ecosystem of citizen science projects on the Web requires an equally robust set of unique logins for each site. Because of this, citizen scient...

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  • National Geographic Great Nature Project Challenge

    Help us identify and design citizen science projects for National Geographic’s Great Nature Project. In the Great Nature Project, members of the National Geographic Society and the general public fro...

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  • The SynBio4All Challenge

    Help us brainstorm groundbreaking synbio ideas for our new citizen science platform. At the CRI, we are developing a learning through research platform where  citizen scientists can learn about syntheti...

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  • UNOSAT Disaster Response Challenge

    Help us come up with ideas for disaster response crowdsourcing applications. At UNITAR/UNOSAT, we are developing Geotag-X—a platform for crowdsourcing the  analysis and geotagging of media from disast...

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