UBICOMP is recruiting 2 part-time research assistants- Project STOP

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing (http://ubicomp.oulu.fi) is recruiting 2 part-time Research Assistants to work on Academy of Finland project STOP. DescriptionThe positions are available at the Center for Ubiquitous Computing at the University of Oulu (http://ubicomp.oulu.fi), and the successful candidates will work within the Community Instrumentation and Awareness Group, under the scope of project STOP (http://ubicomp.oulu.fi/stop-sentient-tracking-of-parkinsons-funded-by-the-academy-of-finland-ict-2023-programme/), financed by...

Call for Papers, European Review of Organised Crime- Deadline 15 January 2018

Special Issue: Fighting Organised Crime with Big Data and Smart Cities. The Internet accumulates new knowledge at volumes that prevent close reading. This trend is chiefly attributable to the rapid growth of new technologies, coupled with the development of a crowdsourcing culture, tools, and business practices. Open massive online databases...

Oulu Open Science Hack Days Sat. 13 – Sun. 14.1.2018

During an exciting weekend, you can join forces to other participants to create and build your own creative prototypes to solve some of the challenges proposed during the event utilizing digital fabrication. Fab Lab Oulu will host Science Hack Days for first time in Finland. During the weekend, enthusiasts for...

Applications for enrolling to Fab Academy 2018 in Fab Lab Oulu are now open!

  Fab Academy  is a 5-month training program taking place from mid-January to June where  students will learn how to envision, prototype and document their ideas through many hours of hands-on experience with digital fabrication tools in a program conducted by Neil Gershenfeld, director of MIT’s Center For Bits and Atoms. During the program a student will acquire...

The speed and security of future 5G applications are enhanced through artificial intelligence

Professor Jukka Riekki‘s research team at the Centre for Ubiquitous Computing, has received significant funding (500, 000 eur) to investigate the new possibilities offered by edge computing enhanced by artificial intelligence. The project will focus on the development of new technologies and applications around the 5G network, in which low...

Horizon 2020 project CUTLER: Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing has joined project CUTLER- Coastal Urban developmenT through the LEnses of Resiliency, financed by the Horizon 2020 EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under the Societal Challenges Pilar, and in response to call Co-Creation-06-2017: Policy-development in the age of big data: data-driven policy-making, policy-modelling and policy-implementation. CUTLER’s...