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Computer Science

INESC TEC researcher publishes book on robotic process automation

Henrique São Mamede is the author of the book "Automatização de Processos com RPA". 

25th February 2021

Computer Science

INESC TEC researcher nominated iLRN Vice President for Scientific Quality

Leonel Morgado, researcher at INESC TEC’s Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG), was elected Vice President for Scientific Quality of the international network Immersive Learning Research Network (iLRN).

22nd January 2021

Institutional

INESC TEC team collaborates with ENSICO initiative

A team of INESC TEC researchers participates in the initiative ENSICO, Association for the Teaching of Computing, which aims to invest in the teaching of Computer Sciences in Portuguese schools, supporting the creation of innovative practices in the digital age, through new teaching tools, materials and learning software.

29th October 2020

Computer Science

STAYAWAY COVID available for download

STAYAWAY COVID, the Portuguese COVID-19 contact tracing app, is now available for iOS and Android mobile phones, completely free of charge. INESC TEC coordinated the consortium in charge of developing the STAYAWAY COVID, officially launched on September 1, at an event that featured Prime Minister António Costa. This application strengthens to the Portuguese resources against the pandemic, focusing on a quick return to normality.

01st September 2020

Computer Science

STAYAWAY COVID: pilot project begins with invitation to thousands of participants

The new coronavirus tracing application is already in the final testing phase. For about 10 days, INESC TEC employees and participants in the Diaries of a Pandemic will be able to test the STAYAWAY COVID technology.

29th July 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC participates in European project to measure the concentration of radioactive gas in the atmosphere

INESC TEC’s Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) is part of a new European project that focuses on measuring the amount of radon gas in the atmosphere, for radiological and climate protection purposes. The project is called traceRadon – Radon metrology for use in climate change observation and radiation protection at the environmental level, and the kick-off meeting took place on July 9 and 10

27th July 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC researchers win third place in hackathon

Soraia Ramos, technical specialist at the Management Support Services, Susana Barbosa and Yulia Karimova, researchers at the Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) of INESC TEC, are part of the InsTmaDMP team that won third place in the Hackathon on maDMPs, an event that took place between May 27 and 29, 2020.

14th July 2020

Computer Science

“Diaries of a Pandemic”: how are the Portuguese resorting to healthcare services?

How are the Portuguese citizens resorting to healthcare services in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic? One can find some of the answers in the latest results of the study “Diaries of a pandemic”, which were released today. This initiative was launched by the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP) and by INESC TEC, in partnership with the newspaper Público.

17th April 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC and ISPUP present Diaries of a Pandemic

To understand the dynamics of citizens’ adaptation to the COVID-19 pandemic in Portugal. This is the main objective of an initiative launched by the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP) and by INESC TEC, in partnership with the newspaper Público.

25th March 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC project is the winner of international gamification competition

The European project BEACONING - Breaking Educational Barriers with Contextualized, Pervasive and Gameful Learning, developed in partnership with INESC TEC's Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG), was the big winner of the “Gamification Software Award”. This competition aims to reward disruptive projects in the field of gamification.

10th February 2020

Computer Science

INESC TEC researcher wins contest with «augmented book» project

It won’t be a traditional book, but it won’t be an e-book either. It will support a learning model with innovative characteristics. This is the idea behind the “Augmented Book for the Creative Introduction to Programming”, a project by António Coelho, from INESC TEC’s Centre for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG), one of the winners of the competition for “Pedagogical Innovation Projects”, part of the “Promoting Pedagogical Excellence” programme by the University of Porto.

07th February 2020

Computer Science

World expert present in the closure of project dedicated to medical simulation

The closing session of the project SIMPROVE – Medical Simulation Centre of the Future, which brought together FMUP, INESC TEC and the company STI-Medical, was attended by Guid Oei, professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology (the Netherlands), an expert in the medical simulation area applied to Obstetrics and member of a consortium that won EUR 2.9 million for the development of an artificial uterus prototype.

10th January 2020

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