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Australian University Launches Blockchain Postgraduate Program With IBM

RMIT University, an Australian public research university, is adding two new postgraduate programs in the field of cybersecurity and blockchain technology.The university announced May 26 that it was partnering with IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and Stone & Chalk to offer a graduate certificate in cyber security and graduate certificate in

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Jobless South Korean University Graduates Are Increasingly Interested in Blockchain

Daejeon University is the latest in a series of South Korean universities redesigning portions of its finance and technology departments. The university made an official announcement on May 25 that it would open a new fintech department called “Future Convergence.”According to the announcement published by Daejeon Journal, the curriculum will

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Cambridge University Unveils New Tool for Tracking Bitcoin Mining Activity

The Bitcoin Mining Map offered by Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance shows the region-wise concentration of the BTC hash rate. It demonstrates that China alone dominates 65% of the total global hash rate.An academic research center – Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) – affiliated with the Cambridge University has

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Cambridge University Releases New Tool for Tracking Global Bitcoin Mining Power

A team affiliated with the University of Cambridge has released a new bitcoin data tool showing the countries with the highest concentration of mining activity. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), which is based at the Cambridge Judge Business School, said Wednesday the Bitcoin Mining Map would visualize countries'

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University College London Joins Governing Council for Hedera Hashgraph

University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) has joined the governing council for enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph.Paolo Tasca — former cryptocurrency lead economist at Germany’s central bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, and founder of UCL CBT — confirmed that the university is the first academic institution to join

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University of Malta Students Develop and Use Blockchain Voting Application

Sharing is caring!Master students in Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies at the University of Malta have designed, built, and used decentralised blockchain app developed to vote for their student representatives. According to the Times of Malta: “At this time especially, given the current situation, it was important to have a remote voting

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University Students Harness Blockchain for Elections Amid Lockdown

Students enrolled in the University of Malta’s Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies masters program have built a decentralized application (Dapp) that has been used for voting in upcoming student representative elections, per a March 28 press release.The Dapp is built on top of a decentralized digital identity platform that

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IOHK Donates $500,000 to University of Wyoming’s Blockchain Lab

IOHK, the software company behind Cardano, announced on Feb. 14 a donation of $500,000 in Cardano (ADA) to support and develop the University of Wyoming’s (UW) Blockchain Research and Development Lab.Professor James Caldwell, Assistant Professor Mike Borowczak and Philip Schlump will co-direct the Advanced Blockchain Research and Development Lab.Professor

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