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Wednesday, 15 January 2014

ICT and ageing well at home | Wed 22 Jan, 11.45am | David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road

Queen's University Belfast are presenting a lecture entitled 'ICT and ageing well at home: main benefits and risks'. The lecture is part of the dissemination activities within the VALUE AGEING project (www.valueageing.eu), in which the University is a partner. 

www.valueageing.eu

The lecture is organised under the patronage of Professor David Cleland, Head of School, SPACE and chaired by EU Expert, Professor Cathy Craig, Head of School of Psychology at QUB. Speakers will include Dr Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem, PI (QUB) & Package Leader, QUB and Dr Ela Krawczyk, Marie Curie, Experienced Researcher, QUB. Following presentations there will be time for a short discussion. 

The lecture take place on Wednesday 22nd January 2014 at 11.45am in the SPACE Boardroom, David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road.

For more information please contact Ela Krawczyk: [email protected].

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VALUE AGEING (Incorporating European Fundamental Values into ICT for Ageing: A vital political, ethical, technological, and industrial challenge) is a 48 month long EU-Marie Curie’s funded research project coordinated by the Centre for Science, Society and Citizenship in Italy (CSSC) and involving nine partners from seven European countries. The action aims to investigate and better address social, ethical and value implications of ICT for ageing to advance the shared values and strategic vision of the EU towards the role of ICT for ageing societies. The lecture will briefly present the project and the main results achieved in WP3: ICT Developments Impacting on Older People’s Living Condition and Environment.

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