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Exploiting Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Computing and the Internet of Things to promote Science Education

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students joined the Norwegian team in the role of consultants!

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Exploiting Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Computing and the Internet of Things to promote Science Education

UMI-Sci-Ed aims at enhancing the attractiveness of science education and careers for young people via the use of latest technologies. We put Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing and the Internet of Things (UMI) into practice towards enhancing the level of STEM education. At the same time, we are increasing the attractiveness of pursuing a career in domains pervaded by UMI for these youths…

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UMI is working with its target group: students joined the Norwegian team in the role of consultants!

UMI is working with its target group: students joined the Norwegian team in the role of consultants!

In early November 2018 a very special group of junior consultants joined the UMI-Sci-Ed team at NTNU. Are young students aware of the career possibilities that UMI offers? What do they know about the role of UMI in society? How can we help young students to get a better understanding of UMI careers? What are […]

Come see us in Brussels! Running a how to workshop at the ALL DIGITAL SUMMIT

The UMI partnership will run a workshop at the upcoming ALL DIGITAL Summit that will take place in Brussels, BE, on October 18th-19th. It will be a part of the so-called “How-to” workshops. The  “How To” workshops will be conducted on Day 1 of the Summit, They are designed to give delegates a practical understanding of how […]

UMI-Sci-Ed Project at 21th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods, Tools (DSD’18) and Workshop on Machine Learning Driven Technologies and Architectures for Intelligent Internet of Things (ML-IoT’18)

By Nicolas Sklavos, Ioannis D. Zaharakis, and Achilles Kameas The 21th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods, Tools was held between 29th and 31st August 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD’18) addressed all aspects of embedded, pervasive and high- performance, digital and mixed HW/SW system engineering, […]

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The Platform

The UMI-Sci-Ed open-source platform supports all online and offline project activities. You can find projects and results developed by students involved in UMI-Sci-Ed. You can also access research results on education approaches and methodologies developed by the participating partners exclusively for the project. Our platform provides:

  • Communities of practice (CoPs) for UMI youths that aim at promoting STEM via UMI
  • Educational materials about STEM disciplines particularly focusing on UMI technologies
  • Entrepreneurship trainings delivered through and supported by UMI
  • Self-evaluation tests aimed at helping youths evaluate their prospects in UMI careers
  • Peer learning opportunities and mentoring services
  • Data storage services for IoT networks developed within the project and post-processing capabilities of this data

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University of Helsinki
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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All-Digital
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