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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-Sci-Ed Conference, 22nd May 2019, Brussels

Exploiting Ubiquitous computing, Mobile computing and the Internet of Things to promote Science Education   The UMI-Sci-Ed project consortium invites you to the UMI-Sci-Ed conference on May 22nd, 2019, in Brussels. The UMI-Sci-Ed project enhances the attractiveness and inclusiveness of science education and careers for young people through the use of Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing and the Internet […]

UMI-Sci-Ed in Patras Science Festival 2019

On Friday, 10-5-2019, students from the 1st High School of Aigio (piloting school of the UMI-Sci-Ed project) participated in Patras Science Festival (http://www.patras-science-festival.gr/en/)  presenting the smart recycling bin application  (Project “Internet of things in Aigio” based on the scenario “Hands on the Internet of Things” and developed by UMI-Sci-Ed project). Patras Science Festival is hosted at Hellenic Open University and […]

ALL DIGITAL WEEK 2019, UDOO kits and UMI-Sci-Ed project

ALL DIGITAL Week is an annual digital empowerment campaign run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-profit organisations across Europe, bringing 100,000 Europeans every year in exciting online and offline events tackling digital transformation and its effects. These events also supported the objectives of the UMI- Sci-Ed project. The UMI-Sci-Ed project aims […]

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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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Partners

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