Let’s talk about education and tech

Technology has a leading role to play in achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 - providing easy access to quality education for all. Our Impact Comms Lead, Carlotta De Toni, is discussing all 17 UN Sus...

Blockchain and education

(EUROPE) Blockchain can provide a boost to the education sector in Europe, according to a new report. The paper produced by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge servi...

Gaming improves health and education

Gaming tech is being used as a tool to improve healthcare and education. Researchers from Imperial College London have created a game called Balloon Buddies to support the rehabilitation of people who have s...

Biotech battles fake news

A multi-million dollar initiative has been launched in America to boost the public's understanding of biotechnology. The Agricultural Biotechnology Education and Outreach Initiative will see the U.S Food and...

Where is innovation taking us?

Innovators Magazine asked a few people how they think innovation will reshape the world over the next decade or so. New technologies and ideas are transforming all sectors - and every aspect of life - and th...

Paving the way for gender equality

Achieving societal success in the disruptive economy  By Katherine Manuel - Senior Vice President, Innovation, Thomson Reuters  According to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Case for Gender Equality’, the ...

Tech offers hope to refugee children

(USA/TURKEY) Using gaming as an educational tool could transform the prospects of refugee children, a new study suggests. Incorporating gaming platforms in to learning is growing in popularity. Earlier th...

Mixed reality to shake up teaching

|7 April 2017| USA An award-winning provider of educational technology is piloting mixed reality in American classrooms using Microsoft HoloLens. Lifelique uses virtual, augmented and mixed realities i...

Social media giant backs Edinburgh start-up

|7 November 2016| Edinburgh Facebook has awarded a University of Edinburgh start-up company $60,000 to support an educational platform which gives people across the African continent access to free coding...

Augmented Reality could transform learning

|18 July 2016| Neste - a pioneering global producer of renewable diesel - is to unveil an educational concept capable of generating a real-life simulation of the natural world and the carbon cycle's role in ...