We're strongly considering running a contest on medical clinical trials, where there is a nice data source, important questions, and (sometimes) short enough timelines. So I thought I'd open this thread for discussion on:
General interest gauge: are you interested in this and why?
What sort of questions would be most interesting? Phase I, II or III? What kind of outcomes?
What sorts of definitions or rules would we need to put in place to make the scoring clean enough?
Are there regular users with a reasonable amount of expertise who could contribute to writing/vetting the question series? (If so please feel invited to PM email@example.com)
Also feel free to chime on alternative contests we should consider.