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Tech wizards code for charity

By news editor, on 31 October 2011

UCL hosted hundreds of designers, coders and creative thinkers over the weekend of 21–22 October while they pitted their wits against global problems, writes Kate Oliver, Communications, Marketing and Events Manager, UCL Engineering.

In the ground floor of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering, students from CEGE and Computer Science worked with hackers on a Water Hackathon. Across the Quad, the North Cloisters became a centre for top developers from as far away as the US to hunker down and work non-stop on tasks for charities world-wide at the first GiveCamp in the UK.

Read more on the UCL Engineering website.