Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

Blockchain Development and Research

Blockchain is the revolutionary technology behind cryptocurrencies. It is now being widely researched and applied in various industries such as finance, insurance, air travel and supply chain systems.

An example can of it's applications can be seen here: https://www.ft.com/content/d7e08624-918b-11e7-a9e6-11d2f0ebb7f0 

Our society holds weekly events ranging from explanations regarding how Blockchain technology works from it's very basics to more complex specifics regarding implementations in specific cryptocurrencies or applications. The society also has frequent distinguished guest speakers from around Europe speaking about applications of the technology in their respective industries.

We also hold workshops given for those interested in very in-depth technicalities. These include implementing a Blockchain from scratch using Javascript and developing and deploying an Ethereum Smart Contract using Solidity.

 

Whether you're a maths or engineering student wanting to learn more about the field or an economics student wanting to learn about applications of Blockchain in industry to assist with your future investments, this is the society for you!

Contact Info:

Society email: blockchain@yusu.org

President: vsv501@york.ac.uk

Vice-President: phj501@york.ac.uk

Treasurer: lqv500@york.ac.uk


Meeting Days, Times and Venue

Talks: Fridays at 7pm in PZA/103    (Free for all)

Workshops: Fridays at 7pm in CSE/069    (Members only)

Talk/workshop schedule can be found here: http://www.yorkblockchain.co.uk/schedule/


Committee info

President and Workshop lead:  Vishal Soomaney Vijaykumar

Vice-President and Outreach lead: Peter Jupp

Treasurer: Liem Vu


Additional info

Our first talk "Introduction to Blockchain" can be seen here: https://youtu.be/W2l8Sa4hgZA


You can join this student group by buying one of the memberships below:

Annual Membership - £4.00

Annual Membership