I hope everyone's had a wonderful Oxmas! If you're looking for more fun
this week, Silver sponsor *G-Research* will be running a *Coding
Wednesday. Come along to hone your coding skills and for a chance to win
On Saturday we’re teaming up with *OU eSports* to run our termly *LAN Night*.
There’s always a huge variety of games being played, so come on down if
you’d like to get in on the action. Looking further ahead, our *Termly
General Meeting* is happening next Wednesday.
Have a great week!
*- Kate and the rest of the committee*
Events G-Research Coding Challenge
*19:00, Wednesday, Week 7, LTA, Department of Computer Science*
Calling all software engineering enthusiasts that enjoy a bit of healthy
G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company. By
using the latest scientific techniques, we produce world-beating predictive
research and build advanced technology to analyse the world’s data.
Join us for the G-Research Coding Challenge where you will compete in teams
in a series of progressively difficult challenges. You will be competing in
teams of 2-3 to build a natural language calculation engine (no prior NLP
experience required). The challenges will cover things like evaluation of
arithmetic expressions to unit conversions and equation solving.
We will allocate teams when you arrive, you don’t need to find a team
beforehand - but feel free to bring your own team if you would like. To
take part, you will need to bring at least one laptop per team.
There will be a live leader board up on the projector to give all teams the
opportunity to see where they are placing throughout the challenge. 1st,
2nd and 3rd place (decided by a point system) will win prizes!
Following the event we will provide drinks and canapés and a chance for you
to informally talk with our employees about internships, graduate roles and
life at G-Research.
Languages for the challenges - .NET Core 2 , Java and Maven or Python 3
with client starter kits provided when you login.
To register for this coding challenge, please email
graduates(a)gresearch.co.uk detailing whether you are registering as an
individual or a team.
LAN Night <https://www.facebook.com/events/536057867152685/>
*19:00, Saturday, Week 7, Room 051, Department of Computer Science*
The OU eSports Society will be joining us for the termly LAN night!
Bring your laptops and other gaming tech along and we’ll provide the
ethernet. What game you play is up to you!
Michaelmas TGM <https://www.facebook.com/events/749439275531830/>
*19:00, Wednesday, Week 8, UGSA, Department of Computer Science*
The highlight of CompSoc’s calendar, come along for riveting speeches about
budgeting and pizza logistics.
If you’d like to put forward a motion then please get in touch with me
beforehand (secretary(a)ox.compsoc.net) and I can get that sorted.
Other Notices Blockchain Tech Talent Networking
*17:30, Tuesday, Week 7*
Are you looking for a full-time job or internship? Do you want to connect
with the founders of some of the world’s most exciting new blockchain
companies across different industry sectors? If so, our networking event is
for you! In a relaxed atmosphere, the evening offers company presentations
and networking sessions, all accompanied by drinks and canapes.
Sign up now:
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