Don’t believe the hype: Team Guru triumphs in Explorer Challenge thanks to pragmatic approach

July 11, 2019

Meet Michael Rodda, Jesse Ober and Glen Willis, who, as Team Guru, are the winners of the OZ Minerals Explorer Challenge . The trio have earned themselves A$500,000 for their innovative yet grounded approach to data science driven mineral exploration. About the challenge Unearthed announced the...

Unified vision: Multidisciplinary team DeepSightX a winning combination in Explorer Challenge

July 11, 2019

An impressively diverse team of researchers from the Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) and the Institute of Minerals and Energy Resources (IMER) – both hosted by the University of...

Old school, new school: Cyency team combines experience and innovation in Explorer Challenge

July 11, 2019

Hugh Sanderson, Derek Carter and Chris Green are the brains behind Cyency – the team that’s taken third prize in the OZ Minerals Explorer Challenge . The trio of experienced data science and...

Cracking start from deCODES: Early career researchers win student prize in Explorer Challenge

July 11, 2019

The varied skills of a group of Earth Sciences researchers from the University of Tasmania’s Centre for Ore Deposit and Earth Sciences (CODES) has secured them the student prize of A$50,000 in the OZ...

Startups provide a suite of streamlined site access solutions for BHP

July 5, 2019

In April 2019, world-leading resources company BHP engaged open innovation platform Unearthed to run an online crowdsourcing competition to access a range of solutions that could improve the site...

OZ Minerals uses open data and a $1 million incentive to unearth hidden treasure

June 27, 2019

The three month long journey to data-driven discovery on the Explorer Challenge concluded on Friday 31 May 2019, with over one thousand global participants from sixty-two countries digging through...

Taking local energy tech startups to the world through global tour

June 14, 2019

For most Australian startups and SMEs, the chance to attend major international conferences and forge crucial supply chain connections is often out of reach. But through a collaborative tour developed...

241 ways to skin the minerals exploration cat – Explorer Challenge Data Science Stream results

May 3, 2019

OZ Minerals and Unearthed have today announced the winners of the Data Science stream of the Explorer Challenge . Congratulations to Couched in Uncertainty (Australia), Heng and Low (Singapore) and...

Connecting Australian energy innovators with global networks at OTC

April 17, 2019

Four of Australia’s leading energy innovators will be building global relationships and forging valuable international market connections after being selected to join the global technology exchange...

Judging Panel announced on the Explorer Challenge

April 2, 2019

The judging process for the Explorer Challenge will involve experts from data science, geology, and generalist backgrounds applying their expertise to carefully evaluate submissions, some of whom will...