UCL CBT May Research Newsletter

Second Call for Research Proposals – Blockchain Tools To Combat Covid-19

We are excited to inform you about the opening of the second call for research proposals focussed on the theme of how blockchain can combat Covid-19. This call has a rolling deadline and is open until 18 July 2020. Projects will be assessed, and funding announcements made as and when they are received (until the funding pot is finished). Importantly this call is open to all of our Associates without needing to have a UCL Staff member acting as the Principal Investigator.

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New Master’s Programme Surveys – Give Us Your Opinions

We are in the process of designing two prospective Master of Science Programmes in the areas of Financial Technology and Emerging Digital Technologies. Give us your opinions on how these programmes should be constructed by taking our survey that takes less than two minutes!

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New Partnership with Hedera Hashgraph

UCL CBT are proud to be joining the Hedera Governing Council to steward the next generation of DLT. The UCL CBT encourages you to get to know Hedera’s open, decentralized governance model and their innovative technological solutions to real-world problems. Learn more about our new partnership here.


Call For Papers – UCL CBT Discussion Paper Series

Our current Call For Papers is to explore the theme of “Blockchain and Resilience”. In particular we would like to explore the implications of COVID-19 for Blockchain and DLT. The main focus will be on understanding the role of blockchain during the pandemic and its position post-crisis. Learn more about this call and read the previous Discussion Papers here.


Submit Your DLT Solutions To The UCL CBT Covid-19 Task Force

The COVID Task Force will convene key players in the global blockchain ecosystem to identify deployable technology solutions that address governmental, social and commercial challenges caused by COVID. Working on an expedited timetable, the Task Force will analyze, sort, package and present solutions to governments and organizations to deliver real value quickly

Learn More & Submit Solutions


UCL CBT Online Seminar Series

Join us for an online series of seminars on blockchain technology. We are scheduling one near the end of each month for the foreseeable future. Register via Eventbrite to receive the webinar details. This months seminar is on 28 May at 18:00 UK time. Our speaker will be Giovanna Massarotto on the topic of  “Antitrust in the Blockchain Era”.

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Community News, Events and Jobs

Web3 Foundation are recruiting a Research Scientist in Cryptoeconomics. Learn more about this position here and more about the Web3 Foundation here.