News

24
Apr

Meet the QualiChain partners: Sérgio Guerreiro

We continue our series of QualiChain partner interviews with Sérgio Luís Proença Duarte Guerreiro. Sérgio is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon (IST/UL), Portugal, acting in the Information Systems scientific area. He is also a researcher at the INESC-ID, IDSS (Information and […]

16
Apr

Meet the QualiChain partners: Panagiotis Kokkinakos

We start this series of interviews with Panagiotis Kokkinakos. Panagiotis is a Project Manager and Research Associate at the Decision Support Systems Laboratory (DSSLab) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He holds a MSc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, an MBA in Techno-Economic Systems and a […]

12
Apr

Meet the QualiChain partners

Would you like to know more about the work and vision of the QualiChain project partners? In the coming weeks, we will be featuring a series of interviews from representatives of each project partner. In these interviews, our project partners will talk about their role in the project and how this relates to their background […]

20
Mar

The Open University has been awarded a Fellowship of the British Blockchain Association

Last week, John Domingue (The Open University, UK) was awarded a Fellowship of the British Blockchain Association. As stated on the British Blockchain Association website, an award of the Fellowship is “recognition of exceptional achievement and contribution to Blockchain research and allied disciplines”. Additionally, recognition through a Fellowship demonstrates a “commitment to excellence, leadership, advancing […]

11
Mar

JTELSS 2019 workshop: How the Blockchain can shape the future of education

Alexander Mikroyannidis (The Open University, UK) will be delivering a hands-on workshop at the 15th EATEL Summer School on Technology Enhanced Learning (JTELSS), which will take place on June 1-8, 2019 in Bari, Italy. The summer school is a flagship event of the European Association of Technology Enhanced Learning (EATEL). It provides a stimulating learning […]

08
Mar

WWW2019 workshop: Linked Data on the Web and its Relationship with Distributed Ledgers (LDOW/LDDL)

John Domingue (The Open University, UK) is co-organising a workshop on Linked Data on the Web and its Relationship to Distributed Ledgers (LDOW/LDDL). The workshop will be held in the context of the Web Conference (WWW 2019). The Web Conference 2019 will be hosted in San Francisco, California, on May 13-17 to celebrate the 30th […]

20
Feb

QualiChain has kicked-off!

The new H2020 project QualiChain has had its kick-off meeting on January 22-23, hosted by the coordinator partner NTUA in Athens, Greece. QualiChain targets the creation, piloting and evaluation of a decentralised platform for storing, sharing and verifying education and employment qualifications. The project focuses on the assessment of the potential of blockchain technology for disrupting the […]