Do you have research ideas for using big data to fill gender data gaps? 

Announcing the Big Data for Gender Challenge from Data2X!

Data2X has announced a Big Data for Gender Challenge. Through this Challenge, Data2X seek to catalyze innovative solutions to fill global gender data gaps on the well-being of women and girls.

Applicants may submit proposals for prizes of $100,000 or $50,000. Current doctoral students may apply for a $25,000 dissertation grant.

Research proposals will be accepted in two categories:

1) Projects using a combination of digital and conventional data sources to conduct gender analysis on a specific research question.

2) Projects that build practical tools to monitor the well-being of women and girls over time.

Project concept notes not exceeding 5 pages in length (excluding any supplementary materials) should be submitted by July 7, 2017 (details can be found on the Data2X website).

The report, Big Data and the Well-Being of Women and Girls, summarizes research in this area to date. For more details about the Challenge, including information on priority gender data gaps, visit the Data2X website: http://data2x.org/big-data-gender-challenge/.

 

What: Big Data for Gender Challenge to catalyze innovative solutions to fill global gender data gaps on the well-being of women and girls. Applicants can submit proposals for prizes of $100,000 or $50,000. Current doctoral students may also apply for a $25,000 dissertation grant.
Who: Researchers worldwide.
When: Applications Due: Friday, July 7, 2017
Finalist Video Interviews: July 24, 2017 – July 31, 2017
Winners Announced: September 2017
Research and Reports Due: September 2019

Find out more about this challenege here.

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  • zofiamalinowska72 Elizabeth Cohen June 21, 2017

    This seems like a great opportunity for me. Thanks for the information!

  • piotrpiotrkowski77 JDaniels67 June 25, 2017

    Gender challenge? Really modern name, but I know that your plans are always great!

  • martynamankowska553 SophiaMeekins1962 July 9, 2017

    As always, I am a bit late. Too bad.

  • martaszymanska7123 Frank1965 July 10, 2017

    Great article, love your initiativs.

  • nowakpawel719 AEtheridge98 July 13, 2017

    I love this title.

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