News Story

KMi's Blockchain Group visits Jisc

Chris Valentine, Tuesday 01 November 2016 | Annotate
KMi News Image

All members of KMi's blockchain group visited Jisc's London offices yesterday for a workshop on the use of blockchain technology in higher education, specifically in tracking a student's learning history. After a presentation by department director John Domingue, demonstrations of some of our research 'Ðapps' were given by Michelle Bachler (reputation), Kevin Quick (course registration) and Chris Valentine (ePortfolio). Later, Keerthi Thomas and Allan Third joined breakout sessions discussing particular areas of interest including proof of identity, badges, authentication and micro-accreditation.

Jisc have recently set up a server as part of a new Ethereum blockchain that will shortly expand to include a number of other leading UK universities.



Related Links:

Connected

John Domingue Photograph

John Domingue

KMi Director

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon Facebook Icon SlideShare Icon

Michelle Bachler Photograph

Michelle Bachler

Project Officer

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Kevin Quick Photograph

Kevin Quick

Communications Project Manager

Telephone Icon Email Icon RDF Icon

Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon Facebook Icon

Allan Third Photograph

Allan Third

Research Associate

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Chris Valentine Photograph

Chris Valentine

Project Officer

Telephone Icon Email Icon Website Icon RDF Icon

Twitter Icon LinkedIn Icon

Keerthi Thomas Photograph

Keerthi Thomas

Research Associate

Telephone Icon Email Icon RDF Icon

Blockchain

The reach of blockchain technology will expand into the education sector.

Website Icon

Latest News

 

View by

CONTACT US

Knowledge Media Institute
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1908 653800

Fax: +44 (0)1908 653169

Email: KMi Support

COMMENT

If you have any comments, suggestions or general feedback regarding our website, please email us at the address below.

Email: KMi Development Team