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Professor Emilios Avgouleas Explores Impact of Technology on Finance and Economic Growth

Professor Emilios Avgouleas, a distinguished expert in financial law and regulation at Edinburgh Law School and a member of the Blockchain Technology Lab, recently participated in significant discussions with senior UK financial regulators and industry leaders. The discussions aimed to explore the evolving landscape shaped by technology in finance and …

Amirreza Sarencheh wins “Best Fintech Student of the Year” award at DIGIT’s Scottish Financial Technology Awards

Congratulations to Amirreza Sarencheh for his outstanding achievement in winning the prestigious “Best Fintech Student of the Year” award at the 2022 Scottish Financial Technology Awards, organised by DIGIT, Scotland’s renowned technology, media, and events company. Amirreza, a dedicated PhD student at the Blockchain Technology Lab, University of Edinburgh, has …

Rethinking Information Technology from a Decentralisation Perspective, webinar by Prof. Aggelos Kiayias

Prof. Aggelos Kiayias gave a webinar at the Crypto and Blockchain Economics Research Forum (CBER) last Thursday, 2nd December, on the topic, “Rethinking Information Technology from a Decentralisation Perspective.”  His talk (abstract below) was based upon research compiled in the following paper: Decentralizing Information Technology: The Advent of Resource Based …

BTL has record 7 papers accepted by FC21

The Blockchain Technology Lab has achieved remarkable success this year, with an outstanding accomplishment of having 7 papers accepted at the prestigious Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2021 conference. This major international event encompasses a comprehensive exploration of securing transactions and systems. To access the full FC21 program, click here …

Advances in Blockchain Technology Scotland 2020 – Webinar

The Blockchain Technology Lab (BTL) hosted the “Advances in Blockchain Technology Scotland” webinar on September 30, 2020, in collaboration with the Bayes Centre. This half-day event aimed to showcase the cutting-edge blockchain research being conducted at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, UK. Led by Prof Aggelos Kiayias, Chair of …


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