Project title: Educating Experts of the Future : Developing Bioinformatics and Biostatistics competencies of European Biomedical Students
Project Acronym : BECOMING
Registration number: 2019-1-HU01-KA203-061251
Duration of the project: 01/09/2019 – 31/08/2022
PECSI TUDOMANYEGYETEM - UNIVERSITY OF PECS
Partners: Medical University of Bialystok – Poland
demand for biomedical data scientists within and outside Europe is
projected to grow 34% from 2014 to 2024, with bioinformaticians and
biostatisticians as two of the highly demanded professions.This implies
the need for proper education. While in the US and Western Europe there
are already available academic programs at the Bachelor and Master
levels that offer an adequate education in bioinformatics and
biostatistics applied in life sciences, in Eastern and Central Europe
there are unmet educational needs in this respect.Hence, the aim of the
project is to support a change in the landscape related to the
availability of well trained bioinformaticians and biostatisticians.This
will be achieved by the following activities:
- exchange of expertise and best practices between the partner institutions
- creating modular courses (Intellectual Output 1) that can be used in educational programs at master level
- developing the corresponding e-learning materials (Intellectual Output 2) and their implementation allowing for their immediate use
- investigation and creation of a roadmap of the legal framework (Intellectual Output 3) necessary for organization of transnational educational programs in biostatistics and/or bioinformatics applied in life sciences that will facilitate training in these domains.
The project was supported by the European Commission.
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