Seminar/Forum

MHIQ/HPS Research Development Seminars - Introduction of Social Robots in care
12 Dec

MHIQ/HPS Research Development Seminars - Introduction of Social Robots in care

Care homes for older adults are a complex environment where digital information technology transforms traditional care. In this presentation Sofia Thunberg will address how decision makers in Swedish municipalities goes from idea to introduction of social robots, how care workers are affected by these introductions and how they adjust to their new tasks handling social robots, as well as benefits and implications for older adults when introducing social robots into their lives.
MHIQ/GCORE Seminar - Neuromechanics of Human Movement - A Motor Neuron Centric View
01 Dec

MHIQ/GCORE Seminar - Neuromechanics of Human Movement - A Motor Neuron Centric View

Professor Dario Farina is Chair in Neurorehabilitation Engineering at Imperial College London. His research focuses on biomedical signal processing, neurorehabilitation technology, and neural control of movement. In this presentation he will discuss Neuromechanics of Human Movement - A Motor Neuron Centric View.
MHIQ/HPS Research Development Seminars - The Three 'Rs' and the Ego-Depletion Saga: Research, Replication, Readjustment
22 Nov

MHIQ/HPS Research Development Seminars - The Three 'Rs' and the Ego-Depletion Saga: Research, Replication, Readjustment

Martin S. Hagger in his presentation will introduce the ego-depletion effect and associated theoretical perspectives and mechanistic explanations. He will describe the introduction of a meta-analysis that was conducted of published laboratory experiments testing the effect using the received approach to testing the effect. The analysis yielded a medium-sized ego depletion effect (d = 0.62) across studies with substantive variability.
Brisbane Koala Forum
17 Nov

Brisbane Koala Forum

Join council, researchers and local koala organisations to learn about the latest koala conservation work being done in Brisbane and Southeast Queensland.

Brought to you by Wildlife Watcher, an initiative of Social Marketing @ Griffith, the Brisbane Koala Forum is available to attend in person at the EcoCentre or online.