Deadline extended for Valuable Artifacts Prize
Posted: 4th September 2015
We are delighted to announce that the deadline for the Valuable Artifacts Prize has been extended to Friday 9 October. The prize, sponsored by alumnus Dr Steve Moyle, awards tangible creations that could be developed further by someone with similar skills. This could be a design; working code; documentation; algorithm; test specification. Applications, whcih should be sent to VAP@cs.ox.ac.uk, should be o longer than 2000 words and should describe the artifact, including its purpose and benefits. Your application should list all contributors and include a single summary sentance describing the artifact to a layman in 30 words or fewer. Entry is open to all members of the Department of Computer Science, not just student and academics!
Entries will be evaluated by a panel consisting of five senior members of the Department and the prize's sponsor, Dr Moyle, who together will identify the greatest items that could be developed further. A signle prize totalling £500 will be awarded to the creator(s) of the most valuable artifact at a prize giving reception.
Please send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 9 October.