DevCSI report on the conference

Posted on November 21st, 2011

Read a full report from the DevCSI project on the success of DevXS. Thanks again to everyone that made it such a brilliant weekend.

DevCSI recently collaborated with the University of Lincoln’s Student as Producer project to host the extremely successful DevXS student hackathon, which took place from Friday 11th – Sunday 13th November at the aptly named Engine Shed at the University of Lincoln.

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The Winners are…

Posted on November 14th, 2011

Here’s a quick overview of who came to DevXS and the winners of the Competitions. We’ll pull this together in a better/prettier way soon.

Nuts and Bolts

198 delegates

37 Universities represented

26 Teams

Final programme of events:

£1500 in prizes


DevCSI Overall 1st Prize: Unofficial University Guide (Also won the Guardian Prize and Amazon cloud service vouchers

2nd Prize: Task for Chrome: (also won the Public Platforms prize)

3rd Prize: Roominate:

University of Lincoln Library Prize: Ook Nog:

Lincoln LNCD group 1st Prize: Roominate (See above. Also won overall 3rd prize)

Lincoln LNCD group 2nd Prize: Mobile UCAS

Lincoln LNCD group Accessibility Prize: Mind Body Soul

University of Lincoln School off Computing Prize (addressing Gender inequality in Computing):

University of Lincoln Social Research Centre (LiSC) Prize: Social Library App

University of Southampton Smart Research Frameworks 1st Prize: COSHH

University of Southampton Smart Research Frameworks 2nd Prize: Globally Harmonised System

Cottage Labs Prize: Emanuil Tolev

3 Honourable Mentions:

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And the winners are…

Posted on November 13th, 2011

After 25 and a half hours of hard work, some awards had to be handed out for the brilliant developments made this weekend. Here are the winners accepting their prizes.

Elevator pitch

Posted on November 13th, 2011

After 24 hours of development, a member of each team took to the stage to explain what they’ve created. Here’s the photos.