Catarina Silva, Juliana Machado and Moysés Fontoura, students from FEP’s Master in Data Analytics, received the award for best EMOS network team in the European Big Data Hackathon, having been ranked 5th overall. In this hackathon, organised by Eurostat, teams from all over Europe are challenged to present the best solution to a statistical challenge.

In this competition participated 24 hackathon teams of National Statistical Institutes’ experts and four teams of students from EMOS network universities.

The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) was established by Eurostat and the European Statistical System in 2014. Students of the Master in Data Analytics have access, under certain conditions, to this qualification.