“New Technologies and Changing Behaviours” Summer School
International Summer School for Early Career Researchers.
Aims and topic
Emerging smart, mobile technologies and behavioural intervention programmes provide the focus for understanding the role of technology in changing behaviours in adults towards an active and healthy lifestyle and preserving physical function and quality of life at older age. PhD students and early career researchers* from a variety of disciplines will be exposed to relevant topics such as how to:
- Apply theory and evidence in the development and evaluation of interventions
- Engage users, without which the most impressive technologies will be of little use
- Evaluate the quality and ethical aspects of technological solutions
- Implement digital technologies to maximise their potential in improving health, function and well-being
Multiple experts in a variety of fields will present state-of-the-art solutions, current trends, and novel approaches in the areas of behaviour change theory and taxonomy, co-design, user engagement, digital technologies, service models, and sensitive data management. Students will be engaged through workshops, group work, and panel discussions.
Event document: preventit_summer_school_2018_third_annoucement.pdf