Blockchain Revolution Series: University of British Columbia Announces Blockchain Training

As the cryptocurrencies have resumed their bullish streaks amid the mixed bag of turbulence between constructive and adverse news. The lingering prospects among the Blockchain/FinTech space have led the keen interest continues to mount everywhere, reputed institutions from Big 4 auditing firms to the central banks of advanced economies have been investing into R&D projects of blockchain and cryptocurrency gamut.

For now, Canadian-based University of British Columbia (UBC) has announced a blockchain technology training program for masters and Ph.D. aspirants. 

The training methodology is reportedly designed to fabricate competitive competency around blockchain gamut and targets exclusively on its application primarily among four public benefit areas: health and wellness, clean energy, regulatory technology, and Indigenous issues.

As per the announcement, they hope to see 139 trainees over a six-year period, and graduates should have the tools to evaluate blockchain solutions as well as identify opportunities for blockchain implementation.

In the recent past, The Irish university (Dublin City University) has joint-ventured with a tech company network technology Ireland ICT Skillnet to generate the country’s first master’s program in blockchain technology.

ICT Skillnet’s attempts to recognize the skillset in potential candidates for making successful blockchain-savvy engineers driven by the blockchain educational hub Blockchain Ireland. The “Master’s in Blockchain has been announced by the Irish government’s Department of Business, Enterprise, and Innovation.

Now, the Canadian national non-profit research center ‘Mitacs’ and 15 industry partners are expected to provide CAD2.44 million for 156 internships and post-doctoral training projects.

Ivy leagues like Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, Harvard, CFA Institute US, and Edinburg Napier University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Wharton and an Irish university have also been keen on extending their research on blockchain segment.

Currency Strength Index: FxWirePro's hourly BTC is flashing at 123 (bullish), the hourly USD spot index was at -16 (mildly bearish) while articulating at (05:36 GMT).

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