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Andrea Kealy passes PhD Viva

Jan 6, 2015
Congratulations to NetwellCASALA’s Andrea Kealy who passed her PhD viva on December 15th. Andrea’s thesis is titled ‘Use of Ambient Sensors for the Longitudinal Profiling of the Nocturnal Behaviour of Older Adults in their Homes’. Andrea was supervised by Dr. John Loane and Dr. Kevin McDaid. Andrea’s thesis abstract: With an ageing population putting an increased demand on healthcare, an alternative means for employing regular...
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NetwellCASALA’s Dr. Julie Doyle speaks at TEDx Fulbright Dublin

Apr 8, 2014
On April 5th, Julie Doyle gave a talk at TEDx Fulbright Dublin entitled Empowering Health Ageing with Good Design. Empowering individuals to manage their own health and wellbeing will result in more cost-effective healthcare systems, improved health outcomes and will encourage healthy individuals to remain that way. With the advent of the quantified-self movement...
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Dr. Julie Doyle featured in Smart Future’s Career Stories

Mar 13, 2014
NetwellCASALA’s Dr. Julie Doyle spoke with Maria Delaney of Smart Futures about her career in science and technology to date, and her research in the field of technologies to support healthy ageing. Smart Futures is a programme promoting STEM careers to students in Ireland. You can read the interview here. (Link:
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Shortlist Announcement – The Irish Healthcare Centre Awards 2014

Feb 2, 2014
CASALA researchers in running for Research Team of the Year Award. The shortlisted project is a collaboration between the HSE, UCD and CASALA. St. Alphonsus Health Centre is an innovative project looking at the use of sensor technology to identify community dwelling older adults at risk of falling. Best of...
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iHCI 2013 Conference Report

Jul 30, 2013
The seventh annual Irish Human Computer Interaction (iHCI) Conference took place at Dundalk Institute of Technology, on June 12th and 13th 2013. Organised by CASALA, and co-chaired by CASALA’s Dr. Julie Doyle and Sonja Hermann of TCD, the conference featured presentations from UCD, TCD, Dundalk IT, IADT, UCC, DCU and CIT, as well as international speakers...
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