Distributed data analysis


Dr Chris Lintott, University of Oxford

Researchers from fields as disparate as astrophysics and papyrology are facing a deluge of data. The solution taken by Zooniverse is to recruit hundreds of thousands of volunteers and present them with an authentic opportunity to contribute to research. Chris will outline the team’s projects, explain the technical challenges and look to the future potential.

Event Information

The meeting is on Thursday 19 January, 7.00 for 7.30 and ends around 9.30.

It will be held at the Oxford e-Research Centre, 6 Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3QG.

Sandwiches and light refreshments are available from 7.00pm.

Meetings are open to non-members and free.