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Using digital tools to enable lifelong learning – alternatives identified by Compleap presented in final seminar of the project

The EU project Compleap has been developing new digital solutions for supporting the lifelong learning of citizens over the past two years. The topic is particularly topical in the educational sector and society in general . The results of the project were presented on Monday 14 October, the opening day of the European Vocational Skills Week, which is one of the side events of Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in Helsinki.

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Ductile glass won’t break

An international research team succeeded in creating ductile glass, which will not break as normal glass does, but rather flex and stretch. In simulations, researchers found that the movement of atoms - viscous creep at the atomic level - explains how the glass can deform without fracturing.

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How quantum knots untie

After first reporting the existence of quantum knots in 2016, Aalto University and Amherst College (USA) researchers now report how the knots untie.

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Risk assessment of cardiovascular diseases for all citizens

Andrea Ganna wants to establish a nationwide, personalised risk assessment of cardiovascular diseases as foundation for planning public health interventions. The assessment utilizes artificial intelligence and health, demographic and genetic information of the citizens.

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Korkeakoulujen KOTA-seminaarissa esillä korkeakoulutuksen tiedolla johtaminen ja visiotyö

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriön järjesti korkeakoulujen vuotuisen KOTA-seminaarin Lahdessa 27.–28.8.2019, Lahden ammattikorkeakoulun isännöimänä. Tapahtuma oli suunnattu korkeakoulujen tavoite- ja tulosohjausprosessista, korkeakoulujen tietohallinnosta sekä viranomaistiedonkeruusta vastaaville tahoille.

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Lifelong Learning to Make Finnish Workforce World's Most Competent

The discussions at the summer 2019 edition of the public debate forum SuomiAreena focused on innovation and the competences needed by the workforce of the future.

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EuroHPC highlights Finnish know-how, increases Finnish research prospects and enables more expert resources for science and business innovations

This article presents some of the key aspects pointed out of EuroHPC benefits and expectations in interviews with Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner responsible for the EU's employment, growth, investments and competitiveness, Jaakko Hirvola, CEO of Technology Industries of Finland, Ilkka Niemelä, President of Aalto University and Kimmo Koski, Managing Director of CSC.

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The digital leap of higher education institutions builds on a shared vision – time to ensure a common path

In May, a two-day seminar on the evolving digital service environment for higher education institutions brought together approximately 250 higher education experts. The aim of the seminar was to promote the vision for higher education and research in 2030, and its crosscutting themes were interoperability and joint reference architecture work. The challenges related to the harmonization of the digital service environment were one of the central themes addressed during the seminar.

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Learning analytics must be developed in collaboration with the international community – webinar examined the field of learning analytics in Finland and abroad

Using learning analytics attracts more interest than ever before. The data collected from the learning process is available through analytical means and can be used to support self-regulation in learning and knowledge management, for example. Learning analytics can be used to detect and solve problems in the organization of teaching and to prevent dropping out of studies. A large number of projects are under way, and joint operating models are being sought both nationally and internationally, for example, for the ethical use of data.

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Researchers from the University of Jyväskylä and Xiamen University discover how a nanocatalyst operates at the atomic level

Researchers from the Nanoscience Center at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland and Xiamen University in China have discovered how nano-scale copper particles, whose atomic structure is known in detail, operate during the modification of carbon–oxygen bonds. The results have given hope that an efficient and affordable copper-based catalysts can be developed in the future.

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The network that linked Finland to internet is updating: digitalizing routines at higher education institutions rely increasingly on a reliable high-speed network

Even though the road taken by the Finnish University and Research Network (Funet) has been bumpy at times, its formation and development can be considered a Finnish success story.

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Vision 2030 for Higher Education and Research paves the way for development programs

The Ministry of Education and Culture published a roadmap for implementing the 2030 vision for higher education and research in early 2019.

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The mission: the personal data of 17 000 students is under a threat – crisis management team takes action

The situation is dreadful, to say the least. A data leakage has been detected in a database of the distinguished, fictive University of Guilder, containing health-related information. The situation may have horrific effects on both student privacy and the university's reputation.

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Harjoittelu valmistaa kriisitilanteisiin – lue tietoturvapäälliköiden vinkit pahimman varalle

Takana on tiukka tilanne. Yli 17 000 opiskelijan terveystiedot ovat vuotaneet verkkoon. Toimittajat ja opiskelijat tivaavat yliopistolta vastausta siihen, miten näin on päässyt käymään ja mitä aiotaan tehdä, ettei vastaavaa tapahtuisi enää koskaan.

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Restoring the honour of science and education

The importance of scientific knowledge, open science and continuous learning were addressed at the "Openness - The Lodestar of Europe" election panel.

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Open learning materials, a clever identification method facilitating flexible learning paths and electronic assessment aroused interest

The Interactive Technology in Education and Training event was organized for the 30th time. This year, CSC participated in the event organized at Aulanko in Hämeenlinna by presenting three services: an open learning materials service, the MPASSid identification solution and the EXAM electronic exam.

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Yhteistyö raivaa tietä huippututkimukselle

Yhteistyö raivaa tietä huippututkimukselle Eurooppalainen suurteholaskennan yhteistyö on kriittinen menestystekijä Suomelle. Se lisää kilpailukykyä ja tuottavuutta.

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CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteet: tehdään Suomesta datakeskusten ja -liikenteen solmukohta

Viimeisenä teemana CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteista käsitellään datakeskuksia: kuinka Suomesta tehdään tutkimuksen ja tuotekehityksen yhdistävä globaali dataliikenteen solmukohta?

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CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteet: tehdään Suomesta modernin oppimisen edelläkävijä

CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteista käsitellään tällä viikolla jatkuvaa oppimista.

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CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteet: Suomi tekoälyn edelläkävijäksi

CSC:n hallitusohjelmatavoitteista käsitellään tällä viikolla datastrategiaa ja tekoälyä.

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