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Vancouver’s University of British Columbia Launches Canada’s First Graduate Blockchain Training Programmes

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is launching Canada’s first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students.“As the country’s first graduate blockchain learning path, the initiative is transformative to the blockchain sector in Canada and beyond,” said Victoria Lemieux, UBC iSchool associate professor and [email protected] cluster lead. “The initiative will allow students to develop

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Ripple Broadens Blockchain Research to Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo

Ripple aims to further academic research in blockchain technology by partnering with Tokyo and Kyoto Universities. The crypto education program is now collaborating 33 institutes worldwide to develop the increasingly popular blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and decentralized digital transactions.The University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) has already established over 30 university collaborations

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Ripple Partners With Kyoto University, University of Tokyo for Blockchain Research

Cryptocurrency giant Ripple has partnered with Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo as part of its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Ripple announced its new Japanese partnerships in a press release on July 30.Emi Yoshikawa, senior director of global operations at Ripple, noted that there is high interest

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Australia’s Curtin University Launches Cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund

Curtin University in Australia has introduced a new ‘Cryptocurrency Ph.D. Scholarship Fund’ designed by Curtin data scientists. Through this program, people will be able to donate cryptocurrency to fund Ph.D. students who want to pursue a degree in the fields of crypto blockchain technology, cybersecurity, data analytics etc.This program uses

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Biggest University in Western Australia Accepts Bitcoin for PhD Program

Curtin University, the largest university in Western Australia with over 58,00 students, announced the launch of a cryptocurrency PhD program on July 23, 2019. Curtin University Accepts Bitcoin, EthereumThe Cryptocurrency PhD Scholarship Fund will allow companies and individuals to help PhD students studying  blockchain, cybersecurity and data analytics through cryptocurrency

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Canadian University to Issue Blockchain-Based Diplomas to Class of 2019

A Canadian tech institute will issue blockchain-based diplomas to its next graduating class, according to an official press release on June 13.The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) has partnered with blockchain marketplace ODEM (On-Demand Education Marketplace) to provide blockchain-based copies of student diplomas for SAIT’s graduating class of

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Canada’s University of British Columbia To Launch First Blockchain Graduate Course

The University of British Columbia (UBC) announced that it is launching Canada’s first blockchain course for graduate students in January next year. The blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for graduate students aims to build capacity for existing master’s and PhD students in this area and help scale Canada’s blockchain industry, UBC

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Canadian University Offers Graduate Training in Blockchain Tech

Canadian-based University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced a blockchain and distributed ledger technology training program for master’s and PhD students. UBC announced the development in a press release on June 11.The training path is reportedly designed to build competency around blockchain tech, and is focused on its application

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Irish University to Offer Blockchain Master’s Degree Following New Partnership

Dublin City University has partnered with tech company network Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet to create the country’s first master’s program in blockchain technology. The new educational certification was announced by the Irish government’s Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation on May 29.The “Master’s in Blockchain: Distributed Ledger Technologies” degree

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US Ivy League University Rolls Out Online Course in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has introduced an online program on financial technologies, including digital currencies, according to a press release published on May 30.The new online program dubbed “Fintech: Foundations and Applications of Financial Technologies” features lectures and case studies on topics such as payments,

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