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Being human in the era of the fourth industrial revolution and AI - Peter Kearns

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The recent PASCAL and PIMA report on Good Active Ageing, which I edited with Denise Reghenzani Kearns, discussed the implications of the convergence of the demographic and technological revolutions. The demographic revolution with ageing populations is occurring at a time when revolutionary changes in digital technologies associated with artificial intelligence, robotics and biotechnologies are impacting on society with this impact certain to increase. How soon superintelligence arrives is a matter of lively discussion.

CR&DALL co-hosts roundtable: The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities - Kyrgyzstan

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CR&DALL was delighted to co-host a roundtable, in conjunction with the International University of Kyrgyzstan (IUK) in Bishkek as part of the project The role of universities in developing skills for Smart Cities, funded by the Scottish Funding Council from its contribution to the University of Glasgow’s efforts to develop activities concerned with the Global Challenges Research Fund.

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Research Associate: Educational Disadvantage and Place, School of Education/Urban Big Data Centre, University of Glasgow

Job Purpose: To make a leading contribution to the project Educational Disadvantage and Place within the Education programme of the ESRC-funded Urban Big Data Centre. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in the area of educational disadvantage and/or urban neighbourhoods, and strong proven skills in the quantitative analysis of large data sets.

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Digitalisation in university continuing education - eucen Autumn Seminar 2016

UPF Barcelona School of Management (Pompeu Fabra University)

The eucen Autumn Seminar 2016 will focus on digitalisation in university continuing education, understood as the increased use of new media in the context of lifelong learning. The Seminar will tackle the main challenges of the process of digitalisation of University Continuing Education programmes, exchange methods and practices on this process and feed our practice via research perspectives and results.

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